Anton Vanha-Majamaa

”each day is better than the next.”
pop, film, tottenham hotspur, seattle kraken.
journalist / author

Favorite films

  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Certain Women

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  • White Roses

    ★★★

  • All My Mom’s Phone Calls

    ★★★★

  • The Saboteur

    ★★★★

  • Fardosa

    ★★★½

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  • Hit the Road

    Hit the Road

    ★★★★½

    It is common for filmmakers to cram a lot of ideas into their feature debuts, as if this was their one chance to show everything they’ve got. It is very rare for them to make all those ideas fit perfectly, serving the story and the themes. Sure, Panah Panahi probably learned a thing or two (or billion) from his father, but still, this is quite an exceptional first feature.

  • Compartment No. 6

    Compartment No. 6

    ★★★★★

    ”Haista vittu.”

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  • Reunion 3: Singles Cruise

    Reunion 3: Singles Cruise

    ½

    There are very bad movies where you can at least see and appreciate people actually trying. With the Reunion films no one seems to try at all. The third one is the worst of the bunch – a collection of confusing, ugly, loose and boring scenes with no tension, wit, or laughs. It's an over-the-top portrayal of a world made for straight white men, but with no critical or meta angle.

    They touted this as a "post-MeToo film", which I…

  • Baby Jane

    Baby Jane

    ★★

    A film made for anyone who has never met a depressed or a gay person or heard of bondage.