Monthly Archives: December 2016

La La Land (2016) Review

8.5/10 La La Land is a movie that is hypercharged with emotion, but also very simplistic. It’s the songs that have this effect, but is this the fate of every musical? It is kind of what a musical does. The … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Redemption Ark (2002)

Genre: science fiction Series: Revelation Space, book 2 or 3 Pages: 694 My Rating: 8.5/10   Humanity faces a threat from deep space so great that imminent extinction is a real possibility. One of our most advanced societies, the mentally … Continue reading

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Nebraska (2013)

8/10 Nebraska is one of the better films of 2013. If you’re in doubt whether you should see it, do so. It is a wonderful little movie and it would be a shame to miss it. Nebraska is a bittersweet … Continue reading

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2016: books read overview

Ever since I discovered reading somewhere around 2006 I have been playing catch-up with the last 150 years. Slowly but surely I am discovering all the classics of Fantasy and Science Fiction though, while the new ones just pile up. … Continue reading

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Review

8.5/10 What Star Wars is, or is supposed to be, is not set in stone. The original trilogy may have been conceived as World War II in space, albeit a very adventurous, colorful version of it. But directors are free … Continue reading

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Morgan (2016)

6/10 Ex Machina copycat has ambitions to tackle big themes, but mediocre plotting and characters distract from those themes. The out-of-place violence in the final act shows different intentions behind the film. To put it bluntly, Morgan starts out as … Continue reading

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Moana (2016) Review

9/10 While 3D technology keeps evolving, Disney keeps sticking to its roots. Another Disney film, another Disney princess. But don’t worry, the film is self-aware about it too, because the girl Moana doesn’t think herself a princess. But hero Maui … Continue reading

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