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  • Irreversible

    Irreversible

    ★★★★½

    This film breaks almost every cinematic boundary imaginable. With an unconventional narrative, incredible cinematography, creative camera techniques and the help of superb actors, Gaspar Noe crafts the single most harrowing fictional film I have ever seen. And that might be because it doesn't feel fictional at all. This is not a film that aesthaticizes it's violence. The camera lingers on the disturbing imagery way too long and the atmosphere is really unpleasant, gritty and feverish. It is the most progressive study of the evil in man, the determination of life and the inescapability of pain ever put to film.

  • Thoroughbreds

    Thoroughbreds

    ★★½

    Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy are two of the most promising young actresses Hollywood has to offer. That's why I was pretty excited to see this film and had high expectations. But sadly, I must say, it left me feeling kinda disappointed. While it's definitely not their fault, I didn't like it. It had some great shots and beautiful scenery, but the whole thing was tonally inconsistent and the two protagonists were spoiled, annoying little brats. Their motivations did not make any sense to me.
    This wanted to be a modern day Hitchcock so bad that it forgets to shape an own identity.

  • Anima

    Anima

    ★★★½

    Thank God for giving us Thom Yorke!

    Now we need a "The Wall" (1982) style film directed by PTA for the next Radiohead album.

  • Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too

    Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too

    ★★

    I wanted to give it a chance despite starring Miley Cyrus but this has to be the worst episode yet. It's incoherent, has horrible characters, no clever ideas and completely lacks the feeling of a Black Mirror episode. I'm sorry, Charlie.

  • Hagazussa

    Hagazussa

    ★★★½

    What a fantastic German horror gem! Wonderfully shot, it creates an inescapable atmosphere of dread and oppression. While premise and setting are similar to 2015s 'The Witch', the execution is completely different and unique. It boggles me how this is so visually appealing with such a shoestring budget. Be warned though, this film has minimal dialogue, is very slow paced and probably 20-30 minutes too long. But if you can look past this, you will get a mesmerizing experience out of 'Hagazussa'!

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    The chance, that the 22nd film of a series from which I only liked some entries but find the majority to be mediocre, makes me love the series as a whole and convinces me that it was all worth it, was 1 : 14.000.000.

  • F for Fake

    F for Fake

    ★★★★

    Inarguably one of the most inventive films of all time. Many debate wether this film should be seen as a documentary, a fiction, or even a mockumentary. I would say, it's neither of those. Orson Welles's film is so unique that it withdraws itself from any genre-classification.
    This is a perfect example of a gimmick used in the right way. It's not just there for the sake of it, but to proof a point. Like Picasso said, "Art is a…

  • After Hours

    After Hours

    ★★★★

    "Surrender, Dorothy!"

    I love films that take place during one fateful night and I love films in which one person stumbles from one grotesque situation to another. After Hours combines these two perfectly, while being well paced and absolutely hilarious. There's just nothing to dislike about this wonderfully absurd dark comedy by the master Scorsese. I feel like this is one really underrated classic in his catalogue and I encourage everyone to watch it. I guarantee you'll have a great time!

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★

    Jordan Peele crafts yet another creative and witty Horror film. His understanding of how and when to use humor is immense and works incredibly well, never disrupting the tensity of the film. The soundtrack is phenomenal and used very well. I also really liked where the story goes. I loved it when Get Out took the story of one guy and made it more extensive, but this one ups the ante. The ending is perfect, there was no better way…

  • X-Men: Apocalypse

    X-Men: Apocalypse

    ★★½

    While X-Men: Apocalypse is not as bad as some people make it out to be and still an enjoyable Blockbuster, it is worse than the two predecessors in almost every aspect.

    Apocalypse is an unrelatable boring villain and looks pretty ridiculous. The dialogues aren't good and the scenes that are supposed to be emotional fall flat. Most of the characters that are killed are obviously just in this film to be the motivation for other characters to do what the…

  • Bee Movie

    Bee Movie

    ★★

    While I've never seen the whole thing before, I'm logging this one as a rewatch because of the countless "Entire Bee Movie but..." videos I watched on YouTube.

    I have no idea what this film wants to be. Its simple plot, the bright colour scheme and the character design would definetly suggest it is a movie made for children but the humour relies primarily on puns, innuendos and celebrity cameos that kids won't get. While not being fully disastrous, Bee Movie is one of the most forgettable and uninspired animation films I've ever seen.

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★★½

    After a lot of people were upset over this winning Best Picture yesterday, I had to rush to the theatre this evening to see for myself if the win is justified or not.

    Overall I really enjoyed this film. It is a little repetitive and predictable but I was never bored because of that. For the most part that is due to the great chemistry Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali share on-screen and great comedic moments and one-liners.

    On a…