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  • Southpaw

    Southpaw 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Aug, 2015

    Powerful performances of Gyllenhaal and Whitaker are mixed with incredible amount of cliches and melodrama - definetely not something I expected from Kurt Sutter. Incredibly uneven, the best parts still overshadow the weak ones and make this a definite "must watch", but stops it from being a modern classic - a thing filmmakers absolutely had in mind.

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Aug, 2015

    Slick, stylish and easygoing, it is, as CineFix perfectly put it, "cool, but not as cool as the movie wants itself to be". Good to see that Guy Richie has found himself a cozy place in studio system (and can keep churning out Sherlocks, UNCLEs and King Arthurs until the end of time), but the feeling is that the main benefactor of that is Richie himself, and not the audiences. Still, a fun, light spy flick.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 May, 2015

    A perfectly executed lesson in world-building, stunt-staging, editing and non-stop suspense from the (mad) mastermind George Miller also serves as a huge middle-finger to modern-day action "products" - it's fast, brutal, violent and, at times, utterly mad.

    We needed a film like this, and we got it - I'm not sure yet if I need a sequel, I just want to see this one again (and again) to soak in all the details!

  • Inside Out

    Inside Out 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2015 1

    Whoa! After losing it's mojo for a bit (Monsters University, Cars) under the heavy wing of Disney, the old Pixar is back with a vengeance with this brilliant, innovative and one-of-a-kind film!

    Animated "Oscar" is guaranteed, but is it studio's best film? It may very well be!