Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Pulp Fiction
  • 12 Angry Men

Recent activity

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse


  • Mortal Kombat


  • Bottoms


  • 3:10 to Yuma


Recent reviews

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho


    Many great scenes with a beautiful dynamic of vibrant visuals and an excellent musical score. But when the agenda of a movie becomes apparent from the second minute and every single scene feeds into it, the plot quickly becomes predictable and consequently boring.

    Thomasin McKenzie and Anya Taylor-Joy's roles lack some depth, but still manage to generate sympathy. Overall, a movie that I will remember positively rather for its individual scenes and moments, but not for its message or plot.

  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    Godzilla vs. Kong


    Does what it is supposed to for the most part. Proper thrashing monster action.

    The subplot about the podcaster and the two teens is completely redundant, though.

    Another disappointment: To a great extent this is a purely animated film. Godzilla and Kong move and fight in entirely virtual environments. Meanwhile, the humans stay in vehicles or enclosed spaces and it only cuts back and forth between the action and people that react to it. Rarely do you ever see humans…

Popular reviews

  • Amsterdam



    Amsterdam really fell short of my expectations (even considering the only okayish American Hustle). It is too bloated and convoluted and misses a clear direction. The script seems to exist only to introduce a new A-list actor in every third scene. And it kinda works... because many characters seem interesting at first glance, but ultimately fall flat on a second. Probably there are just too many of them to give any real depth.

    Moreover, at all times Amsterdam appears to…

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind


    Besides the ambition, the technical finesse (considering it's a color film from 1939) and its value as a testimony to the times: If this is how to portray the Confederate American South in the best possible light, then thankfully it's gone with the wind for good.