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  • My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

    My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

    ★★★½

    Yeah, it is funny, entertaining and completely generic, but if the fighting sequences and the PLUS ULTRA! in addition with the soundtrack don't get you... *sigh*
    There might have been an onion cutting ninja somewhere.

  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    I feel like shit. The haunting sound design is still ringing in my ears. The medium close-ups still sending a shiver down my spine.
    This is not a movie someone wants to see, it is a movie someone has to see. For the sake of remembering - to never let something like that happen ever again.
    It must not happen again.

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  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    ★★★

    Handwerklich geschickter Hochglanz-Science Fiction-Quatsch mit durchaus schönen Ideen und frischen Ansätzen. Die internationale Besetzung ist solide, leider verliert sich der Film zusehends in der Belanglosigkeit. Die cleveren Ideen werden altbekannten Handlungsmustern unterworfen und das Ende. Nun... das wird allmählich zum bescheuerten Running Gag der lose zusammenhängenden Cloverfield-Filme. Diese müssen sich jedoch eine Sache nicht anhängen lassen: Nämlich, dass sie sich nicht ständig neu erfinden würden. Jeder Film zieht eine eigene Masche durch und das ist durchaus reizvoll.

  • Genocidal Organ

    Genocidal Organ

    What a piece of crap. Even Project Itoh's critically acclaimed novel wasn't perfect, but at least it delivered a semirealistic futuristic world with all its pros and cons of surveillance, nanomechanical warfare, etc. But this adaption is a failure in every aspect - whether or not you look at the trouble it went through during its production.

    Genocidal Organ fails to deliver a coherent storyline (and makes all the wrong choices through the way). It fails to replicate the detailed…