“Greetings from Gotham”

I have to admit : I am two seasons behind. I stopped watching it just because I had too many, but I think it’s time to do a rewatch and go on. Then, this cold is perfect for Gothic and polenta…. Don’t you think?

Through The Mirror

I have always loved Batman.
It is perhaps the only DC hero I appreciate, and it is definitely the comic with the best villains ever! It was my brother who made me approach comics, PKs, Marvel sagas especially (although I am then obsessed with x-men and he prefers avengers), but the love for batman was born by himself and it is totally and inextricably stabilized with the trilogy of Nolan (an absolute masterpiece shredded away by that horrendous new Batman on the screens put next to that vapid of Superman).
So when I heard that Fox was making a prequel based on Gordon and the villains, I could not resist, I waited impatiently and a bit of torment because of the few poor films in which the bad guys find themselves being good and the choice to be the protagonist by Ryan’s of The OC (Benjamin McKenzie)…

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Classics: “Dracula”

“Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, and with such unknown horror as it has for me! How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing … Continua a leggere Classics: “Dracula”

“Knock – Knock : Murder or Treat?”

Halloween has always been one of my favourite celebrations! I know, I know, is not an Italian custom. So what? I celebrate it anyway. It will be for my penchant for the theatre but the idea of dressing up and walk around with a different face for a night in which everything-can-happen, it’s something I … Continua a leggere “Knock – Knock : Murder or Treat?”

“Wind, Violin And Spices”

  <<Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.>>[1]     The wind … Continua a leggere “Wind, Violin And Spices”

“Hannibal, Filetto in Crosta e Vino Rosso”

Inverno, rigorosamente. Tardo pomeriggio, quando il cielo non è ancora del tutto ammantato di nuvoloni neri ma mantiene ancora qualche tonalità del blu, e qualche stella più prepotente delle altre riesce ad affacciarsi.   In questa atmosfera, assicurarsi di aver chiuso a chiave la porta e le finestre (o al primo spiffero che ne fa … Continua a leggere “Hannibal, Filetto in Crosta e Vino Rosso”