Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cloud Atlas (2012)

8/10 Six stories through time are all connected in small ways. Little decisions, often made out of love, impact the future in surprising ways. I guess that is the summary of the message of this movie: acts of today have … Continue reading

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Oliver Sacks – The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1985)

Neurologist Oliver Sacks presents 24 extraordinary stories about his patients. He tells their stories, how they deal with afflictions from Tourette to autism and beyond. Most of us hold on to the idea that our body and our spirit are … Continue reading

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Burn After Reading (2008)

8/10 A nice ensemble of characters struggle with daily life and make silly decisions, leading to funny scenes. The CIA tries to make sense of it. The Coen Brothers (Fargo, The Big Lebowsky, No Country For Old Men) are on … Continue reading

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Shutter Island (2010)

9/10 Agent Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio), a US Marshall, investigates the disappearance of a murderess from a mental hospital. I love how this movie starts. A ship appears out of the mist at sea. It blows its deep horn, and the … Continue reading

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Project T (Tomorrowland) (2015)

7/10 Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) receives a mysterious pin that allows her to travel to another dimension where a glorious future utopia is real. In her efforts to reach this wonderland, she comes across former inhabitants and helps to remove … Continue reading

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Chappie (2015)

6.5/10 Robot policemen keep the peace in the South Africa of the future. Their developer creates a new version with real artificial consciousness, but the new robot gets kidnapped by gangsters who try to raise it has a fellow gang … Continue reading

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Ex Machina (2015)

8/10 Employee Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) is invited to cooperate with the CEO of a Google-like organization, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). Caleb is flown to Nathan’s private abode where the CEO introduces him to his newest project, an artificial intelligence. It is … Continue reading

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