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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Aug, 2014

    What I like about the Marvel universe and the last few years of films is what the Marvel-fans know all the way. How everything is attached, how one character, however dead and destroyed, are not out of the game. This film is in every way a good representative. There are resurrections everywhere.

    How they already have back-story to play on, old motifs to use, and villains who wont die, already... after just a few films.. it's gold. It makes me think and evaluate, remember and serves me (in broad daylight) ahaaa-experiences.

    I love Marvel-films.

  • Le Week-End 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2014

    First off, it's sold off as a romantic odd-ball comedy, with age, love and experience as ingredients. It is not your standard rom-com with good actors, it's something quite different. It's not a warning, just a pointer on where this film actually goes.

    It's a bit like Certified Copy, but not that challenging or "odd".

    The film is easily parted into two parts.

    The first has lovely written dialogue, some prime actors doing what they do best, and a very…

  • Man on a Ledge 2012

    ★★½ Watched 14 Aug, 2014

    I think this has tons of qualities. Good, exiting story. Well told. Well executed.

    But the film has at least one (tremendous) errors that I am having a big problem looking past.

    It's perhaps using all the wrong people in the wrong places? Who on earth would cast Elizabeth Banks as the worn down negotiator?

    The first scene she's in. Tired, hung over, regretting everything in her life. I am just waiting for her to tell a bad joke. It's…

  • The Next Three Days 2010

    ★★ Watched 07 Aug, 2014

    Nice twists. Too long..

    Unbelievable plot. Unbelievable indeed.

    Brian Dennehy! Wasted talent!!

    Olivia Wilde! Wasted talent!!!

  • Citizen X 1995

    ★★★★ Rewatched 07 Aug, 2014

    One of the 90's most under appreciated thrillers. I remember thinking Stephen Rea would really be a big star after this. But no one saw it. Ever. Really a shame. It's great.

  • Divergent 2014

    ★★★ Watched 06 Aug, 2014

    I went in, trying to give it a fair chance, knowing the hammering it has gotten in the last few months.

    My first reaction was this is Hunger Games without the kid-killings. That can, in fact, only be good.
    But it's not.

    Hunger Games can be accused of being creative, inventive and broader, compared to Divergent. This is more shallow, more standardized and to tell the truth quite boring.

    But that sums up just about every tweens film of resent…

  • Signs 2002

    ★½ Watched 05 Aug, 2014 2

    -They have Scandinavian woman that can jump right over me.

    I never saw Signs, before now.

    Someone should withdraw MNS's writing privileges. God almighty what camp interaction between actors.

    It makes the job of seeing where MNS went bananas easy.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Aug, 2014

    Jeez, the imagination, the creativity, the effort that goes into these films are unparalleled. It's a great joy to have the fantasy/sci-fi genera do so well, again, and to have it still going, not loosing pulse with releases like this.

    My only pickle with this is that the trailers gave too much away. I laughed when I was supposed to, I nodded at the references I could find and I swallowed the chicken, whole, as it was prepared. But I…

  • Broken English 2007

    ★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2014 6

    Without the almost always excellent Parker Posey this movie is nothing. Most of the remaining performances are mediocre, at least. Not worth it.

  • Any Given Sunday 1999

    ★★★ Watched 02 Aug, 2014

    I like Stone. I have a weak spot for his "up the stream" attitude, and will to stay in the game, even if he fucks things up, time after time.

    But Any given Sunday is too much form and too little content. At least for one not born and bread in American-Football-Territory. I just don't care.

  • The Shawshank Redemption 1994

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2014

    Not the best movie of all time. No sir.

    But by God, it's one hell of a movie. Americana at it's definitive best; and only like Stephen King can pen it, and Darabont can direct it. Crafted. Nothing less.

  • Diner 1982

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Jul, 2014

    The single best Paul Reiser film I have ever seen.


    The only good Steve Gutenberg film I have every seen.