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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Sep, 2016

    "That's not terrible. Not terrible at all."
    No, it's not. It's fucking hilarious. I read a couple good reviews beforehand, but didn't think I'd love a Ghostbuster remake quite this much.

    The cast was perfect. If enthusiasm was an Oscar criterium they'd get one just for that. Even if story, dialogue, music and special effects had been terrible it would still have been a joy to watch these grand ladies perform. (And none of these things was terrible, but…

  • The Legend of Tarzan

    The Legend of Tarzan 2016

    Watched 06 Sep, 2016

    This was the first time I watched a standalone movie feeling like I'm watching a sequel and had missed the first part. It's the way the movie is cut, the scenes the makers decided to show us, and the ones they decided to leave out.

    Quality-wise it feels like a second part too, with flashbacks into the past, but only the bits that "weren't already in the first one", so to speak. Unfortunately those would have been the more interesting…

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  • Bridge to Terabithia

    Bridge to Terabithia 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Apr, 2012

    The focus is not on the monsters/special effects, they're simply the backdrop of a wonderful movie about friendship. I thought I knew what to expect, but it was much better. Amazing actors all around, too!

  • Hard Candy

    Hard Candy 2005

    ★★★★★ Added

    If you haven't seen it: There are 5 people on the cast list. Yes, 5. Those are all the people who appear on screen during the whole movie. And 3 of them are only in for like 10 minutes, the movie basically rests on the shoulders of Patrick Wilson and Ellen Page, and boy, can these two act! Especially Ellen Page, I mean, she was 18 (looking like 14) when the movie was made and she's simply incredible in it.…