• Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

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    This one may rework familiar themes and characters, but no way you can say you’ve seen it all before. It's totally bonkers, but I highly doubt I'll see anything more original or creative this year.

  • The Lost City

    The Lost City

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    It's not Romancing The Stone, but then again, nothing is.

  • The Outfit

    The Outfit

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    Geographically static, almost feels like a play, but somehow Rylance manages to raise everything up a notch. The kind of movie they just don't make anymore.

  • Uncharted

    Uncharted

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    As far as I can remember, every videogame movie adaptation I've seen, sucked. Mainly because it sucked as a movie in general, but also because I knew the games through and through, and they never got it right. For many years now, I've lost track of gaming. So I missed out on the (apparently great) Uncharted franchise. The upside: for me, this movie didn't suck.

  • Ambulance

    Ambulance

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    Classic Michael Bay. Who invested in drone shots. So. Many. Drone shots..

  • Duel

    Duel

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    Spielberg's gets the most out of the simple premise of his 'first' feat, barely saving it from being too repetitive. I'm glad he got everything right with his next project.

  • The Northman

    The Northman

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    If you'd remove the rituals, visions and other trippy stuff, there would be a thin half-hour story with little substance left. I suppose Eggers will not likely be one of my favourite directors, but once again, his movie is beautifully shot.

  • X

    X

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    Fans of arthouse horror have reason to rejoice. A great example of how you can honour the genre classics, while still doing your own thing.

  • Escape Plan: The Extractors

    Escape Plan: The Extractors

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    Not sure if it was any good, since the lighting guy apparently had to work without any budget..

  • Moonfall

    Moonfall

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    Feels like I've just watched 5 disaster movies simultaneously. Sorry, I mean, 5 disastrous movies.

  • Vicious Fun

    Vicious Fun

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    Not as exuberantly executed as its fun premise deserved, but still giving its viewers exactly what its title says. It needs a sequel.

  • Deep Water

    Deep Water

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    Loads of Sad Affleck material here.