My Desolation of Smaug « rings » rating

The Desolation of Smaug story flow is really different than An Unexpected Journey, more dynamic (but too much speed as usually with the theatrical cut), and the encounter with Smaug exceeds all my expectations. I have got some disappointments regarding the too short scene in the film beginning (Hopping for a longer extended cut than the…

Few Second of Purity !

My Current Jam Silent Running by Douglas Trumbull (1972) Opening credits This is the profoundly delicate and sensitive title sequence that draws you into the world of « Silent Running » and it’s desperate message about preserving life on Earth. It painted a bleak picture of the future that may have served as a useful wake up call in…

My Unexpected Hobbit « rings » rating

The Hobbit is a very good piece of art and reach most of my expectations. I have got some few disappointments regarding some ellipses, small story issues or the useless rock giant scene, but my overall feeling is that film has been made with a lot of enthusiasm and a true Fantasy genre passion. The…

What if the villains from the 80′s were alive today !?

In Horror Vacui, Italian photographer Federico Chiesa asks the question, What if the most scary horror film icons from the 80′s were alive today !? Shining twins For this latest series he teams up with special effects and make-up artist Carolina Trotta to give us a glimpse at what the future for these once feared…