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Sleeping Beauty (2014) - review and spoilers

Charly C.
Sleeping Beauty (2014) - review and spoilers
Sleeping Beauty (2014) - review and spoilers

Hello! We all know the story of Sleeping Beauty, so there isn't much to spoil you with. Perhaps the only spoilers I could give are related to how did the Evil Witch trick the princess into touching the spindle. But that would take away from the magic of the story, wouldn't it? I will spoil you by saying that this movie seems to have been quite poorly received, and you can't really find a Wikipedia page about it. Wait, what? But everything has a Wiki page... well, my dear reader, if you find the Wiki page for this particular movie, I will have to come back and change this part - until then... This...

Old playing cards art

Charly C.
Old playing cards art
Old playing cards art

Hi everyone! This entry is a bit different because i won't be reviewing anything in particular. Instead, i want to present you with most of the court cards from 2 old playing card decks. The decks and better said the cards were found in an apartment belonging to my partner's great-aunt (? i think this was the relationship). Said aunt is no longer with us, as i related more in this blog post. I don't have many things to say about the cards i found and took photos of, specifically to share with everyone here. Enjoy the images! I'm sharing these images because i'm wondering why did they stop printing...

To Live (1994) - review, spoilers

Charly C.
To Live (1994) - review, spoilers
To Live (1994) - review, spoilers

Hello, everyone! You probably already know I like watching movies that are not spoken in English. "To Live" Is a Chinese movie from 1994 and it's also known as "Lifetimes" and the original title is 活着 (read as Huózhe) which means 'alive, to be'. If you're not familiar with the movie or with the Chinese culture in general, this is an adaptation from a novel by the same name. Of course, there are quite a handful of differences between the two, but I haven't read the story to be able to say what's different or which version i like more. This is an older movie, but most likely many of you have never...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate - review

Charly C.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate - review
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate - review

Hello again! I like movies with kung-fu fighting scenes, so no wonder I watched Flying Swords of Dragon Gate. You can also read more about this movie in the Wikipedia page i just linked. This is a movie from 2011 featuring Jet Li, as you can see in the poster below. Apparently, this movie is part of a trilogy, and I have yet to watch the other 2 movies. Poster for Flying Swords of Dragon Gate. not my image. I must say my notes on this movie are all over the place, but I will try my best to put my thoughts in order for this post. In any case, you'll walk into spoilers from this point onward. I'm...