Brisby e il segreto di NIMH

The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 animated movie produced by Don Bluth Productions and Aurora and based on the novel by Robert C. O’Brien, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. It tells about the adventures of a country mouse and her innumerable offspring. It’s another small masterpiece, one that deserves toRead More →

i ritratti profetici Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Prophetic Pictures is a story by Nathaniel Hawthorne we’ve been able to read thanks to ABEditore and their collection titled Micromondi and, specifically, in the mini-collection focused on art, in the paintings section. Author of the better-known The Scarlet Letter, he published this and other stories in the Twice-Told Tales collection. All theRead More →

Walpurgis Aimer cover

There’s only a few more days before the release of Walpurgis, Aimer‘s new album. The record is expected for April 16 and it is the sixth by the Japanese singer. Walpurgis The album will include songs used by various TV programs and anime of the last few years. Examples of this being theRead More →

old fangs

Old Fangs is a short animated movie produced by Cartoon Saloon in 2009 that, however, belongs in our Forgotten Memories collection as it never quite got the fame it deserves. Adrien Merigeau‘s short, around 20-minutes long, placed second in the Generator +16 category of the 2010 Giffoni Film Festival. Old Fangs – Plot A youngRead More →

natural yui

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of her career, FLOWER FLOWER‘s singer, YUI, has decided to record a solo album titled Natural. The record will contain covers of some of the best track written and performed by the Japanese singer and will be released on February 24, 2021. The singer first debuted in 2005Read More →

Le terrificanti avventure di Sabrina

With its fourth season, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comes to an end, leaving throngs of fans dumbfounded in the wake of the decision of ending one of the most innovative and well-received TV shows in recent years. At least when it comes to its genre. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – SeasonRead More →

teddy & annie the forgotten toys i giocattoli dimenticati

The Forgotten Toys is an animated movie released in 1995 that was then followed by not one, but two series based on James Stevenson’s story “The Night After Christmas”. It revolves around a scruffy teddy bear and an old rag doll that were thrown away by the children who owned them after receivingRead More →

Storie di Fantasmi da Fiabe popolari Russe di W. R. S. Ralston – Draculea

In the collection of Russian Folktales compiled by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston, there is a section entirely dedicated to ghost and spectre stories. In this section, one of the stories is none other than The Soldier and The Vampire which we talked about yesterday in a little deviation from our scheduled Draculea content.Read More →

Schalken il pittore di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Draculea

Schalken the Painter is a short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu included in the collection titled The Watcher, and other weird stories published in 1894. The story, however, is far older than that and was published for the first time in 1839 in the Dublin University Magazine. Certainly better-known for authoring Carmilla, Le Fanu, asRead More →

La curiosa morte Morton di Algernon Henry Blackwood – Draculea

We’re taking another step in our vampirical journey, this time the protagonist is The Singular Death of Morton by Algernon Henry Blackwood. For this segment, ABEditore with their Draculea brings us back to the dawn of the XX century with an author who is famous for his strokes full of mystery. Blackwood,Read More →

Il Mistero di Ken di Julian Hawthorne - Draculea

Ken’s Mystery by Julian Hawthorne is the first story in the Draculea collection by ABEditore. Published in 1883 in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, it’s a short story – but not that short really – told for the most part in the first person by its own protagonist, and in part by oneRead More →

draculeaDissertazioni sopra le apparizioni de’ Spiriti, e sopra i Vampiri, o i Redivivi d’Ungheria, di Moravia e di Silesia di A. Calmet, 1751

Draculea – Racconti e Documenti di Veri o Presunti atti di Vampirismo is a tome published by ABEditore that collects stories and documents on, you guessed it, the theme of Vampirism. On a website like ours that goes as far as having vampires in its name and that can boastRead More →

Lola Christina Andrea Rosamilla

Lola is a short movie by Francesca Tasini (Artaia-la dolce Berlin) and an Anie Gombos, Mauro Paglialonga and Luigi de Vecchi production. It boasts a versatile, enthusiastic cast full of talents, most notable of which are Christina Andrea Rosamilia in the titular role of Lola, Klaus Salminen (Johnathan), and GiovanniRead More →

aida degli alberi

Aida of the Trees is an animation movie released in 2001 by Medusa film and Lanterna Magica. We will talk about this movie in the new article of our column Forgotten Memories. Plot Arborea and Petra are two neighbouring countries perpetually at war with one another. Only the romantic relationshipRead More →

il mito dell'eroe - marvel cinematic universe

The new section of our blog will be “Superhero’s Myth” and it will focus on all the heroes seen in the Marvel movies. To date  there are about 23 films to enjoy. If your are fan like me you will have seen them all. Or not? In conclusion I willRead More →

momo alla conquista del tempo

Momo is an animation movie released in 2001. It’s an Italian and German production by Checchi Gori Entertainment. It’s a little masterpiece even it seems it’s not famous as it deserves. So, I’d like to talk about it in this column Forgotten Memories. Plot Momo, a little orphan girl, livesRead More →

forgotten memories

Forgotten Memories is the first column in our English version of our website. Here we’ll discuss old animation movies. Some days ago, we talk about Momo on our Instagram ad we found out a lot of people are interested in.  So as the response of the poll, we create thisRead More →

joker

We already wrote about Joker on our Italian version of this website. Joker is a movie directed by Todd Phillips with Joaquin Phoenix as the main character. Phoenix won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at Oscar Academy Award. A prize he fully deserved. Plot  Read More →

l'ospite di dracula di bram stoker

Dracula’s Guest is today’s story for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge, a collaboration with Bloody Reader. Written by Bram Stoker, it was initially planned as a part of Dracula but the author decided to take it out of the novel. Destined to remain unpublished, it was later published by hisRead More →

Carmilla di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Written in 1872 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla is another of the big classics of vampire literature and the second tale we have chosen for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge. As for the previous story, for this one too you’ll also find an article in Italian on the BloodyRead More →

il vampiro polidori quarantena col vampiro

The Vampyre by John William Polidori is the first story in our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge. We want to remind our readers that they can find a review of this story in Italian on the Bloody Reader blog too. The Vampyre by Polidori dates back to 1819 and it wouldn’tRead More →

quarantena col vampiro

Lockdown with a Vampire is a reading challenge we have embarked on in collaboration with the Bloody Reader of Bloody Books blog. Throughout this challenge, we’ll take a look at a list of short stories on the theme of vampires by considering and presenting one each day. It’s a great chanceRead More →

kubo e la spada magica

Kubo and the Two Strings is a 2016 animation movie. It was produced with the stop motion technique by Travis Knight for Laika. In this story, the young Kubo had his adventure between myth and legend, magic, music and the art of folded paper. Plot From the acclaimed animation studio,Read More →

undone amazon prime poster

Undone is an Amazon Studios animated series developed with the rotoscope technique that follows Alma, a 28-year-old woman who, after an accident, finds out she possesses a very unique talent: she can bend time to her own will. Darkness, silence. The alarm clock going off. Breakfast. Shower. Leaving the house and going to work.Read More →

Le terrificanti avventure di Sabrina

Sabrina is back. Starting January 24th you can find her on Netflix in streaming. We were finally able to take some time to watch the new season. And it’s amazing! I always had great expectations for Sabrina. I still remember the ’90’s series I watched when I was young. ButRead More →

Symmes

SYMMES is a new project by Sebastiano Brocchi. Author of the Pirin Fantasy Saga, the writer tries his hand is a new field, that of cinema, with a completely original approach. Plot The astronaut Euphrosyne (Christina Rosamilia) is sent on a mission on mining planet Symmes. The planet, also knownRead More →