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  • The Brothers Bloom

    The Brothers Bloom

    ★★★★

    With watching The Brothers Bloom I completed Rian Johnson filmography for now and it is pretty interesting. Now, I actually don't know exactly how much I liked The Brothers Bloom because it is somehow hard for me to grasp. The plot wasn't that easy for me to follow so, I am thinking about rewatching this soon but it had a delightful quirkiness, was pretty funny, the acting by Adrien Brody, Mark Rufallo, Rachel Weisz and Rinko Kikuchi was superb and…

  • Brick

    Brick

    ★★★

    The genre mix-up is interesting and there are definitely a lot of good aspects in this film but ultimately Brick wasn't really for me. I found the plot to be a bit too convoluted and the genre mix-up didn't really work for me because it made the characters inaccessible. But it is still a pretty good directorial debut by Rian Johnson with a lot of creativity to find. I just prefer him doing something like Looper or (*gasp*) Star Wars.

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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    To everyone in Cannes who has the privilege of watching this today,
    I hate you
    Yours sincerely
    Me, the guy who has to wait until fucking August 15 (german release date).

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★½

    The Favourite is definitely one of the best films of the last year and another triumph for director Yorgos Lanthimos. With his first historical he explores the intrigues by two women aiming to become thge Queen's favourite. The plotting is exciting to watch and the viewer is cleverly lured into rooting for Abigail only to realize with every new step she makes how mean-spirited her actions become. It is a power struggle between these two characters but at the end…