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  • It

    It

    ★★

    "It" 2017 tries hard, but fails in a lot of respects. For one, it isn't scary. Part of the reason that it isn't is because it doesn't make you care about the main characters enough. They are drawn in broad strokes, but hardly get any of the characteristics that makes them so likeable in the novel. And the changes that are made to the characters are for the worse. Beverly, who is one of the toughes and strongest kids in…

  • Maximum Overdrive

    Maximum Overdrive

    ★★½

    Not quite as terrible as I expected, but still far from good. The beginning is actually quite fun and entertaining: lots of action, gory kills and "wtf!" moments. But then it slows down and becomes really quite boring for a long time. Still a fairly enjoyable piece of trash cinema.

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  • Brimstone

    Brimstone

    ★★½

    Way too long for basically a very thin story, Brimstone is a movie that thinks it has something to say, but doesn't really. Instead of using it's runtime of 138 minutes to give us fleshed out characters, it mainly just numbs it's audience with excessive amounts of violent suffering to bring a worn-out point across, which doesn't work at all.

    The events on-screen don't happen in chronological order, and this is not only confusing, but it also makes a lot…

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★½

    How hard is it to get Spiderman right? Jon Watts makes a good effort: he manages to brings us the funny, joking Spidey we know form the comics, who fights against small-time crooks and has to miss al the fun stuff cause he has to be Spider-man. But still... I don't wanna see a young, hot aunt May. I don't wanna see Spidey with some hi-tech suit made by Iron Man. I don't wanna see literally every member of Spideys…