Monthly Archives: September 2016

Princess Mononoke (1997) Revisited

Princess Mononoke was the first film by Hayao Miyazaki that I ever saw. At the time I was working as a young student in a supermarket in the weekend and a colleague talked about anime that he loved, and the … Continue reading

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Mark Manson – the Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016) review

I hardly ever read self-help books, but I make an exception for Mark Manson. His book is about carefully choosing what you care about. About accepting that there will always be struggle in your life, and about changing your problems … Continue reading

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Swiss Army Man (2016) Review

7.5/10 In which Daniel Radcliffe plays a farting corpse. Hank (Paul Dano) is marooned on a small island, and is ready to commit suicide. Just as he is about to hang himself, he sees another body washed on the shore. … Continue reading

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Michael R. Fletcher – Beyond Redemption (2015) Review

Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark Series: Manifest Delusions 1 Pages: 480 My rating: 8/10 Beyond Redemption is a chilling, stunningly dark fantasy work. In a world where people’s power of belief shapes the actual world, fanatics and sociopaths rise to power, and … Continue reading

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Time for a random Star Trek episode.

This is not going to be a recurring category, I think, unless you guys and girls want me to write more of these. For reasons that now seem opaque to me, I found myself watching a random Star Trek episode … Continue reading

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Captain Fantastic (2016) Review

9/10 Captain Fantastic is the beautiful story of a dad who wants to be a perfect dad and a perfect husband, but it all just doesn’t work out as planned. Both hilarious and sad, Captain Fantastic holds up a mirror … Continue reading

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Scent of a Woman (1992)

8.5/10 The poster says “from the director of Bevery Hills Cop”. Well, this movie is just about the polar opposite of that one. Director Martin Brest also did Meet Joe Black and finally ended his career with the horrendous Gigli. … Continue reading

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