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  • Strangers on a Train

    Strangers on a Train

    ★★★½

    If you can get past the awkward dialogue on the train in the beginning of the movie, it's a good movie.

    The acting is overall good, taking into account the "style" of "stiffer" acting from the 40s - 50s.

    The shots and cinematography in this movie is beautiful.

    I only wish that the tennis scene would have been shorter, because it gets a bit boring and drawn out for no good reason, and (for me) it does nothing to build suspension.

  • Tangled

    Tangled

    ★★★½

    The voice acting is good, the animation is pretty good (with some issues), the story is decent, and the characters are interesting.
    The music numbers aren't "too much" (as they some times can be).

    There isn't much more to say about this than it's a pretty good kids movie, slightly better than I was expecting.

    (Side note: The "cartoony" CGI [which isn't bad] is some times mixed with elements that are pretty photorealistic [mostly some of the water, but also…

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  • The Zero Theorem

    The Zero Theorem

    ★★★½

    This movie is unmistakably a Gilliam movie, and I immediately thought about the similarities with Brazil (and Twelve Monkeys), both visually and the "world".

    Visually the whole movie is a treat, the world building and production design is fantastic. It's a bright and colorful variant of cyberpunk.


    But this isn't Gilliam's best movie. The story/idea is ok, but it feels like it just drags on sometimes and it doesn't seem to get anywhere. The ending is very Gilliam-esc, but it…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    1st: This is my 1000th title logged! And what better way to mark #1000 than with this movie and watching it at the cinema‽

    Let's start with the "obvious": As it's predecessor it is freaking beautiful! I love the world (architecture etc) portrayed in these movie (and especially this one). It might be noted that the world in 2049 is a lot "cleaner" than the original (but that's also pretty common in sequels, for some reason). Adding to that is…