Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in movies, Top List & Grand Overview

Wait up!!!!: since I live in the Netherlands, I haven’t been able to see many of the top acclaimed movies of this year, because most of those have been released in December in the US, meaning that films such as … Continue reading

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Holiday Horror: Krampus (2015) & Trick ‘r Treat (2007)

These two horror movies are both directed by the upcoming Michael Dougherty, a writer/director who is making a name for himself for successful, holiday-themed horror films. Krampus (2015) 6/10 Krampus, a surprise holiday hit of 2015. The premise of the … Continue reading

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2015: books read overview

Frustratingly, I haven’t read any books published in 2015. I have in my possession two books of 2015 (The Vorrh by B. Catling and The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers) but I won’t get to … Continue reading

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The End of the Tour (2015)

7/10 The End of the Tour is about an interview between journalist David Lipsky and writer David Foster Wallace that took place during the course of 5 days, after the release of his book Infinite Jest. The interview was so … Continue reading

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Out of Nature (2014)

8/10 A Norwegian film. We follow the 30-something Martin while he is running through the forest, alone. We hear all his private thoughts. Will he come back to his standard family and office job? The Norwegian film Mot Naturen is … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak (2015)

7.5/10 Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy 1&2) tries his hand at gothic romance. Young Edith is charmed by the European aristocrat Mr. Sharpe and eventually moves into his palace, where spooky things occur. Knowing that such stories are … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Spoiler review & discussion

8.5/10 NON-SPOILER VERDICT (lets start with the conclusion) The world got a Star Wars film for Christmas! Thanks, Santa Abrams! Considering the enormous pressure and expectations to make this something good, Star Wars 7 delivers the goods. It isn’t a … Continue reading

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