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  • Shaft

    Shaft

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    17 years later (WHAT!? ALMOST 20 YEARS!?!?!?!?!?), it still holds up and entertains from the beginning to the end. It's not just refreshing to see a movie that is about a cop/private dick, who simply tries to solve a case that doesn't involve international terrorism, but "only" a rich asshole and a drug dealer, it also takes place in a world full of colourful (No racial pun intended) characters and has a kick-ass cast!

    We get two generations of Shafts,…

  • 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin

    ★★★

    I expected a cheesefest full of monsters, magic and Keanu Reeves as white saviour, but got a mostly traditional Samurai movie that takes place in a parallel universe where magic is a small part of the daily life, with Keanu in a supporting role.

    All in all I liked it. It's a bit uneventful and cliched, but never boring. The fantasy bits had some creative visual concepts and gave the story a "larger than life legend" vibe. Of course the…

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  • 1941

    1941

    ★★★★★

    Maybe it’s just my love for the classic slapstick subgenre in general, but this is my favourite Spielberg movie. The gags come fast, most of them are silly, but almost all of them stick one way or another. And the spectacle, that dominates the 2nd half of the movie (and there is a lot of it), is as perfectly staged as you expect it from a Spielberg movie.

    If it has one flaw, it’s maybe that not every actor has…

  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury

    There are two kinds of cult movies. There are the ROCKY HORRORs and BLACK DYNAMITEs and then there are the MACHETE KILLSes, SHARKNADOs and KUNG FURYs. In the first category are movies, that are made by people who had a cool idea and carefully put together a movie that they can be proud of. The second category are movies, made by people, who just randomly slap every image from their ADHD ridden stoner brain together, without any feeling for rhythm…