Category Archives: Movies

Toni Erdmann (2016) Review

9/10 Maybe you have heard the news, but this wonderful German film is getting a Hollywood remake, starring Jack Nicholson. I am sure Nicholson will do a fine job, but please see this one as well with the original German … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea (2016) review

I am very late with this one, I know, but I had to find some courage to start it. This is about a man who is so locked up in unprocessed grief that he finds it impossible to engage with … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Review

So I just saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and the only reason that I went to see this movie was to see special effects. And boy, was that a good decision, because while the visuals are … Continue reading

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Dunkirk (2017) Review

What Nolan aims to do with Dunkirk, if I interpret it correctly, is to make us feel what it was like to actually have been there, as an anonymous soldier, one of countless thousands. And as is clear near the … Continue reading

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Motivational Growth (2013) Review

When Ian’s television set breaks down, his entire world breaks down with it. Living like a hermit, his television (nicknamed Kent) was the only thing keeping him going. Ready now to commit suicide in his bathroom, a fungal growth under … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Review

7.5/10 2017 is shaping up to be an amazing year for comic book movies. First we got Logan, giving a strong ending to the X-Men after the mediocre X-Men: Apocalypse, then Guardians of the Galaxy 2 which was a lot … Continue reading

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The Lost City of Z (2016) Review

7.5/10 In the days of British Empire, 1906, Percy Fawcett leaves his child and pregnant wife behind to go on an expedition into the heart of Bolivia. Why does he do this? Fawcett lives under the shade of his failed … Continue reading

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