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  • Triumph of the Will

    Triumph of the Will 1935

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jan, 2015

    While watching the Nazis celebrate their victory by marching through the Brandenburg Gate, Max Liebermann (the painter, one of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany) was reported to have commented: "Ich kann gar nicht soviel fressen, wie ich kotzen möchte." ("I cannot eat as much, as I would like to puke") wiki

  • The Fox

    The Fox 1967

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Apr, 2014

    Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave.

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  • MASH

    MASH 1970

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Mar, 2013 6

    Mystery March Challenge
    Week 1 „Medicos joking“

    Well… It was absolutely out of the blue and appeared to be something completely different from what I expected. All I knew about this film was that it's cult anti-war comedy. So I prepared to giggle with satisfaction as I do every time I re-watch a grotesque Strangelove for instance.

    Instead I did not once smiled during the whole movie. I watched it with my eyes wide open and absolutely frustrated. By the…

  • The Man Who Would Be King

    The Man Who Would Be King 1975

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Apr, 2013

    Adapted April Challenge
    Week 3 „Adventure is calling“

    This perfect old-fashion picture has absolutely everything to make one, who had spent his childhood as a bookworm, reading all kinds of adventure novels, to thrill with delight.

    Exotic country, enchanting chevaliers of fortune, witty jokes, demanding environment, savages, treasures, eastern beauty, british accent, masons, honour, dignity and edifying moral at the end!
    All this made my inner naive-aged-me to clap hands with satisfaction.

    I can not imagine any better Rudyard Kipling adaptation.

    Definitely must see for everyone who did not lose his sought for adventures and sense of humour with age.