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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★½

    When you receive a present in the most beautiful wrapping paper you've ever seen, I believe the outcome is utter disappointment when it turns out that there's nearly nothing inside. Just very nice pictures, but literally an everyday story. And then at times, when it does strike the right chord, minutes later it meanders off again to a nihilistic activity in the mundane life.

    Of course there are some heartfelt emotions for Cleo, but they melt like snow from the…

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★½

    Frances McD has an idea.

    Several months after her daughter is raped and killed, while driving past three large dilapidated billboards on her way home, she decides to rent that space to bring under attention the fact that the local police department, in her eyes, isn't doing what it can to catch the attacker. Unwillingly she triggers a chain of events that will shake the foundations of Ebbing, Missouri.

    I don't write this too often, and if you don't believe…

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  • Kill Switch

    Kill Switch

    ★★½

    Kill Switch combines the contemporary energy problem in a science fiction story with a video game type presentation where the main character, yourself, is not aware of what happened around them and starts to explore in first person view what's going on.

    Thankfully, it's not only this view which can become pretty annoying but the mixture with regular camera work is suitable, as are most of the effects. The European setting is also kind of refreshing, but the biggest problem…

  • The Grinch

    The Grinch

    ★★½

    Looking for a short watch with the youngest son we stumbled onto The Grinch, and while it may not be the best timing (it's summer in Europe), there's still some amusement to be find. Most of this comes from the fact that you got eyes short to behold the creativity of the Who town, with its colorful surroundings and organic structures.

    Some of the jokes, but too few, really land, and the biggest drawback is the familiar rehashing of the…

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  • The Skin I Live In

    The Skin I Live In

    ★★★★

    Talk about movies you will not forget having seen them a decade ago, well, this is a perfect example.
    A truly mesmerizing experience, which gets more and more uncomfortable as it progresses.
    Forget the slashers with axes, true horror, that's surgeons with scalpels.

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It's very rare that you hear a song for the first time that immediately drags you in, music- and lyricswise. But here, this is the case with the opening song. A guy playing the guitar. Heavenly voice. Smoke is blown, drinks are drunk. Eyes and ears glued to the screen.
    And so it continues.

    It's obviously a Coen's world, inhabited by stylishly sharp-dressed and sharp-humored men, scattered with awesome dialogue.

    You know, it's about a musician. Those guys who, when…