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Il Bisbetico Domato (1980) movie impressions and spoilers

Charly C.
Il Bisbetico Domato (1980) movie impressions and spoilers
Il Bisbetico Domato (1980) movie impressions and spoilers

What was that, you say? Il Bisbetico Domato can be translated into either one of these: The Taming of the Shrew or The Taming of the Scoundrel Here we are again, talking about a foreign movie. This time we have an Italian movie from 1980, if the title wasn't enough of a hint. I'm not particularly sure which is the correct translation of the Italian title. However, The Taming of the Scoundrel makes more sense when you watch the movie. I'll say this movie is more of a romantic comedy, and you can read a bit more about it on its English Wikipedia page, from where I borrowed the picture seen below....

Halloween (2018) - review, spoilers

Charly C.
Halloween (2018) - review, spoilers
Halloween (2018) - review, spoilers

Hey readers! This entry is a bit different. Together with A, i went to see the latest installment of the Halloween franchise. I thought I could post a review of the movie too, just like I used to. However, there's a twist to this review: A wrote it, and not me. This will be obvious as you continue reading the entry. I will put her words in orange as she mixes spoilers with her thoughts on the movie. If you wonder what I thought of the movie, my answer is simple: i pretty much agree with everything she says. I liked it, and i can't say there was something particularly disturbing... maybe the beginning...

Flower of Evil -Korean drama review, spoilers

Charly C.
Flower of Evil -Korean drama review, spoilers
Flower of Evil -Korean drama review, spoilers

Ah! hi there! Flower of Evil is one of the best Korean dramas of 2020. I believe I watched it as it was made available with English subs on one of those sites that do this kind of thing. In the Flower of Evil, we re-meet Moon Chae-Won and Lee Joon-Gi who played together in Criminal Minds . This link will take you to the page where I spoke about this drama. Flower of Evil has plenty of suspense, secrets that will be revealed, and most annoyingly, a disappointing ending. Out of the 16 episodes, whenever I think of this drama, I choose to ignore the last one. But this is enough spoilers without the...

A Star Is Born (2018) - review, spoilers

Charly C.
A Star Is Born (2018) - review, spoilers
A Star Is Born (2018) - review, spoilers

Hello, folks! Long time no blog! This time, I just remembered we went to watch the movie "A Star Is Born" which apparently is the 4th remake of the 1934 original. Right off the bat, I have to tell you I haven't watched any of the previous versions, so I had no idea of what to expect. 1937 movie poster I will try not to spoil you too much, though you probably already know what the movie is all about. Especially if you're older than me and have watched the previous versions, or at least one of them. Beware as spoilers follow! The main character is Ally, played by Lady Gaga. She works in a big restaurant...

Final Recipe (2013) - review, spoilers

Charly C.
Final Recipe (2013) - review, spoilers
Final Recipe (2013) - review, spoilers

Hi all! It seems I was hit with new ideas for this blog: writing my impressions on movies or series I watch, books I read, and .. well, I don't play video games. This is a movie from 2013 and it's a South Korean and Thai production. This is a drama about growing up, family reuniting, and it has a happy ending. There are also a couple of more funny scenes, but comedy isn't on the menu of this movie - see what I did there? I watched a version dubbed in Chinese [most likely Mandarin, but I can't be sure at this point], though originally English was also spoken in the movie. The movie was also subbed...

The House of the Disappeared (2017)- opinions and review

Charly C.
The House of the Disappeared (2017)- opinions and review
The House of the Disappeared (2017)- opinions and review

Hello there! Do you know I like to watch horror movies? at least I used to. The last one I saw (when i first wrote this entry, maybe in 2018?) was The House of the Disappeared, a South Korean mystery thriller, released earlier this year. The main actress is Kim Yun-jin who you might have seen in the TV series Lost. Apparently, the original title translates to House Above Time, and I personally think it would have been a better choice as an English title as well. Both translations give indications to what the movie is about, though the original tells exactly why things happened. I guess I spoiled...

A Quiet Place - review, spoilers

Charly C.
A Quiet Place - review, spoilers
A Quiet Place - review, spoilers

I have 4 words about this movie: i got SO SCARED! Lately, I can't sit still through a scary movie anymore, no matter the type. I get really absorbed into the action, and then anxious, sometimes to the paranoid level. And of course all other related and not fun jazz. It was A's birthday today - April 14th, so we had to do something fun. Going to the movies IS fun. Before I start, I have to warn you there won't be major spoilers this time because the movie is new, still playing and some of you might not want to be spoiled. If you want to read spoilers, I'm sure there are many other sites and blogs...

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...

Typewriter - (series on Netflix) opinions and review

Charly C.
Typewriter - (series on Netflix) opinions and review
Typewriter - (series on Netflix) opinions and review

Guys! Guys! You probably know of Bollywood, India's movie industry. Guys! Typewriter is an Indian show, made for Netflix and if you like ghosts, I URGE you right now to go watch it. Marathon style! I don't want to spoil you too much, so i'll try not to while talking about it. However, this webserie is really good, perfect to watch before or around Halloween, since there are ghosts involved. What can I say is that the spoilers are below the image and I'll try not to be too detailed, but I have to talk about it. I repeat myself because I finished watching it last night and I liked every second of...

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