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11 Mini Reviews of Films and TV Shows from 2021 & 2022

Eternals (2021). A very long film about barely interesting superheroes. Some of the ideas and visuals are interesting if you don’t think about the story too much, but in the end it is just a randomised assortment of actors punching … Continue reading

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The Crazy Story of Fitzcarraldo (1982)

Fitzcarraldo is a 1982 film made by Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog. It is one of multiple epic, grand films of his from the 1980s, most of them starring the German diva actor Klaus Kinski. Fitzcarraldo is a really fascinating one. … Continue reading

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Mini-Reviews of recent Films, Documentaries and TV Shows

—— Movies —— Nomadland (2020). It has the feel almost of a documentary. Shot with a lot of real people (but some of them are actors). Basically it is about people, good people, trying to make the best of a … Continue reading

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Firefly (2002-2003) TV series & Serenity (2005) review

Well, one thing’s for sure. There won’t be a season 2 review. Firefly really is a western in space, complete with all the typical characters that you would usually see in a western. The gunslinger, the priest, the doctor, the … Continue reading

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020) Review

9.0/10 A Charlie Kaufman film so you know it’s going to be out there. An old guy imagines himself as a young man with a girlfriend who then wants to break up with him. How sad is that? It takes … Continue reading

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Vampire’s Kiss (1988) Review

The movie that launched a million memes. There are compilation videos to be found of crazy moments of Nicholas Cage acting, and chances are that at least a couple of those scenes come from this movie. So, what is it … Continue reading

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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2018) Review

The title of the movie promises a lot. To my ears, it promised exciting derring-do with some self-conscious comedy thrown in. Maybe, this movie could have been a Tarantino-esque tale of over-the-top action, with a little wink to the audience … Continue reading

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Critters (1986) & Critters 2 (1988) Review

5.5/10 There was this amazing time in the late 1980s when a whole load of alien invasion films came out – but it was crazy, weird aliens or little monsters. I guess the alien visitor theme started anew with E.T. … Continue reading

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Robin Hood (2018) Review

Remember the 2017 film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword? It was a Guy Ritchie film and Guy Ritchie’s style is only suitable for films about wisecracking gangsters. His King Arthur film was therefore a horribly confusing experience. It was … Continue reading

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Waterworld (1995) Review

It’s a harsh world out there, with all that water. The first thing that this movie wants you to know is that Kevin Costner is the badass hero. He has the Coolest Boat, and he also knows the Ways of … Continue reading

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