Christam Borgannes

Favourite beverage is 'kino grigot', if you know what I mean.

Favorite films

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Heat
  • Our Friends in the North
  • The Princess Bride

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  • Boiling Point

    ★★★½

  • Rush Hour

    ★★★

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

  • The French Dispatch

    ½

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  • Boiling Point

    Boiling Point

    ★★★½

    Shame it loses so much steam in the final 30 minutes, because the preceding hour is extraordinary.

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Do you want a fun kid's film with a comprehensible plot, adorable character designs and a smidge of charisma? No?

    Well, do you instead want a film that spends most of its run time laboriously indicating when you should and shouldn't feel sad, despite never putting in the most basic work to flesh out or establish its characters beyond lazy sign-posting? A film whose renditions of Pokémon range from cute to frankly abominable? In fact, do you want a film…

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  • Still Life (Betamale)
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things is five thirds of a film, and only one of them is worth watching. It's bloated, splintered and aimless.

    Is it a film about the hyper-compression of past present and future timelines into even the most mundane decisions we are faced with (i.e. whether to conclude a one-month-old fling)? Or is it a film about how these mundane decisions are never really ours to make? What about a film about how the psychological self-narratives of…