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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★★

    What I really liked about it the most, was how much it felt like an average action-flick until, well, some really huge surprises which completely threw me off (in a good way). A few times it made me think about the many cool ways this Skywalker-Jedi saga could end or move forward. They're probably gonna go the most obvious way anyway, but I think that I've managed to figure out one of the more specific subplots of this movie (I…

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★★

    There've been three movies this year, which really truly shocked me to my core. The first one was Get Out, then, several months later came Good Time. And now - yeah, you've probably guessed it already.
    Lanthimos' latest is so creepy, you know that you've stepped into trouble 5-10 minutes into it. All you can do is just sit through it and hope you can make it.
    The uncomfortable shots, the eerie music (although not as eerie when you listen…

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  • American Made

    American Made

    ★★★★★

    Doug Liman, my man!

    I don't even know where to begin with this one, it just had so much in it, and it was all handled with grace. The many but flawless-enough tonal shifts, the sheer ridiculousness of the true (!) story, Tom Cruise's excellently charming performance (Dear Tom, just quit Universal and go work with Liman for the rest of your career, please, thank you), the off-kilter directing style (surprisingly unconventional for such a mainstream flick), the laugh-out-loud humor,…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    Completely exceeded my expectations. An audio-visual stunner, which feels like a delirious trip on a whole different planet. And I haven't seen anything even remotely close to this kind of sci-fi greatness since Ex Machina. Epic stuff. Can't wait to see what Villenevue will do with Dune, if we'll ever be that lucky!