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  • The Double

    The Double 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2015

    The Double is an odd mix of things like dark humour, mystery and psychological drama. Jesse Eisenberg is fantastic and I always welcome the sight and acting talent of Mia Wasikowska, too! The world around the characters is visually interesting because it feels retro and a bit futuristic at the same time. The soundtrack is quite fitting as well.

    Also, as a Finn I couldn't help but notice that the scene with the band playing at the party could have…

  • The Zero Theorem

    The Zero Theorem 2013

    ★★½ Watched 19 May, 2015

    With The Zero Theorem Terry Gilliam offers lots of style but little substance. The whole 'meaning of life' topic started to feel pretty tiresome and in the end I just didn't care very much. Still, Gilliam's visual style is once again excellent and Christoph Waltz is a joy to watch, as always. A passable film but obviously not even close to Gilliam's best work.

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jan, 2014 9

    A classic. One of the greatest westerns of all time. One of the coolest films ever made.

    The last thirty minutes are just out of this world...

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Jan, 2015

    What a wonderful rewatch. I always enjoyed the story, which is fast-paced and constantly amusing, but this time I was more invested in the characters and found the ending more moving than I did the first time around. I like Wes Anderson's visual style and Robert Yeoman's camerawork very much in this one, and the dialogue is fantastic. Ralph Fiennes is great, and I think M. Gustave is his finest role in years. This is my favorite Wes Anderson film so far. Easily.