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  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★★

    Most movies that can be seen at the cinema don’t fulfill the criteria for cinematic masterpieces. Those prequels, sequels, reboots and superhero origin stories suck. I’m not a fan of Kaijū Eiga movies either, but with Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson starring in it, it can’t be that bad, I thought. I also watched an interview with Tom where he said, roughly, that the movie is about the relationship between nature and the people. That’s why I…

  • The Night Manager

    The Night Manager

    ★★★★½

    At first glance it seems to be a miscast. Hugh Laurie portrays an arms dealer. Can this work? Yes, it can superbly. The mini-series of John le Carré’s THE NIGHT MANAGER is a positive surprise in many ways. Spy thrillers are the speciality of le Carré who actually worked as a spy for MI6 in his younger years. His novels are successful and have often been made into movies. His hero Jonathan Pine is portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, who was…

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  • Terror - Ihr Urteil

    Terror - Ihr Urteil

    ★★★★½

    A thrilling performance delivered by a strong cast. I voted for "not guilty" although I understand both sides and their arguments.

  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai

    ½

    What a disastrous movie! Horrible narration, weird story line and the cast is not being challenged enough. A waste of everyone's life time.