RSS feed for Adrian

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    Rick Dalton: 'Hey! You're a good friend, Cliff.'
    Cliff Booth: 'I try.'

    There have been dynamic duos in Quentin Tarantino's movies before. One may of course think of Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega, the coolest gangster duo the world has ever seen. You may also think of Dr. Schulz and Django, an odd couple still having such a wonderful chemistry making you enjoy every second with them being on the screen in Django Unchained. Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth, however,…

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    Random thoughts:

    - Never have 161 minutes been that short. They rather felt like 120.

    - Watching the movie, I felt like being thrown back straight into the 60s. This is by far the most self-consistent Tarantino, and this says a lot. The atmosphere is so tight, and the pictures are breathtaking. Every frame in this movie could be a wallpaper.

    - OUATIH is the first Tarantino which hardly feels like a Tarantino, and I can say this in the…

Popular reviews

More
  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★★

    'You only need to hang mean bastards, but mean bastards you need to hang.'

    Finally. Finally, the time has come, and The Hateful Eight has arrived in cinemas in Germany. Never before have I been that excited about going to the movies as it was the case with this special movie. You know about my passion for Quentin Tarantino's movies, but I was quite worried about this one here. The receptions by the public have been quite torn, and I…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    'Here's to the ones who dream. Foolish, as they may seem.'

    When I found myself sitting in the bus on my way home from the theater, whistling and singing 'City of Stars' like a complete weirdo, I knew that I have just witnessed something really special. Not only is La La Land an ode to all the dreamers, the crazy ones and the fools, it is also a love letter to cinema itself. A love letter, that only can be…