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  • Trouble in the Heights

    Trouble in the Heights 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 09 May, 2015

    Gotta admit, I'm not into gangster movies - I picked this up only because of Raúl Esparza who, to the surprise of no one, delivered an incredibly chilling performance as Nevada.
    From the trailer I expected this to be some super cliché gangster story with tons of dead bodies, but even though the premise itself isn't new it turned out to be a well-written drama with believable characters, brought to life by a fine cast of actors. The kids deserve…

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 04 May, 2015

    My main problem with the film was James Spader. I love the guy, love his voice and he did a great job, but after Boston Legal and The Blacklist he just didn't work as Ultron for me. Whenever I heard the voice I saw his face and expression in my mind, so the scenes with him were somehow detached from the Marvel universe. It would have worked better with a different actor who I don't like so much.

    Apart from…

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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.…