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  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Mar, 2015

    The plot is still the same nonsensical gibberish from Chris Morgan, characters come by the dozen (with new ones popping up every five minutes), you desperately miss the "previously on Fast & Furious" tag and both the change of directors or the tragic passing of Paul Walker can barely be felt.

    Still, as dumb popcorn films go, this one is fast, furious and all-out entertaining (and heading to "Expendables"-land)!

  • Alien: Resurrection

    Alien: Resurrection 1997

    ★★★½ Rewatched 08 Mar, 2015

    Third time's a charm - weird, but this (also weird) film gets better with every viewing (but not sure it can go any higher). Safe to say - I hated it on release.

    A brilliant failure, but still brilliant - what a colorful cast of characters (screenwriter Joss Whedon later used them as a base for "Firefly", with Ron Perlman being 1:1 Jayne here), fantastic production design and miniature work by Pitof/Marc Caro, some great sequences (clone lab, underwater attack...),…

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  • Foxcatcher

    Foxcatcher 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2014 1

    Continuing the estabilished trend, Bennet Miller's "Foxcatcher" is one of the most subtle, nuanced mainstream dramas of recent years and delivers powerhouse performances of all three male leads, especially from almost-unrecognizeable Carrell.

    Follow this one, as the nominations are sure to follow.

  • The Rover

    The Rover 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 17 May, 2014 2

    Tough, gritty and quietly powerful, this film not only delivers great Guy Pearce and surprising Robert Pattinson performances, but also answers one of the most important questions out there - is Australia really the best place to be after the apocalypse? Definetely not!

    With influences ranging from "Max Max" (the 1st one) to "High Plains Drifter", this is "The Road: Down Under". Highly recommended!