Gymnopedie has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★ .

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs based on the novel by Thomas Harris - featuring Dr. Hannibal Lecter, (played by Anthony Hopkins who steals the film and was deserving of his Best Actor award) who is perhaps the most iconic character in film history and Agent Clarice Starling (played by Jodie Foster who really holds the film together and her performance is her greatest in my view). The film is a rare example of where a film wins several Oscars for…

  • Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary

    Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary

    I just love these offbeat vampire flicks. I decided to check this out on the spur of the moment last night and I didn't regret it. It is based around female artist who happens to be a vampire - played seductively by the stunning Cristina Ferrare. It is not your traditional vampire flick in the sense that this one is about vampirism as a disease like George Romero's 'Martin' - only 'Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary' predates it by three years.…

  • Mutants

    Mutants

    Naturally, there are so many horror movies released each year that it's difficult to see them all. Subsequently, some great horror films have, and continue to, slip under the radar. Mutants is one of such movies. The breathtaking French countryside that serves as a background to a deadly virus that spreads through France, that turns its unfortunate victims into unstoppable flesh-eating mutants, but unlike other Zombie movies, it differs, in that it offers its victims the cruelty of hope -…