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  • Rififi

    Rififi

    ★★★★

    First Jules Dassin movie for me and man did I enjoy this. I was mainly interested for it, due to high praise and influence it has on bank heists films. The 30 minutes bank heist scene with no music , no dialogue  was pretty amazing.

    Looking forward seeing more of Dassin’s films, recommended if you like bank heists films

  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    ★★½

    Well that was a  disappointment..
    It's pretty much what anyone might have expected from a Cloverfield film set in space: a cross between Life and Aliens -- nothing more, nothing less. It was incredibly confusing and offered literally nothing to the Cloverfield universe. Actually, it did the exact opposite. I still can't wrap my head around what this movie was trying to go for. 


    Like 10 Cloverfield Lane there are some connections to the Cloverfield series. Also, you can watch…

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  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Brawl in Cell Block 99

    ★★★★½

    Similar to the top notch writing in the director's other film Bone Tomahawk, this movie delivered on all fronts. The fight scenes were very well choreographed, nothing was overdone,you are drawn in to the movie right from the beginning. The intensity of Vince's character as he works through one thing after another is well thought out and a delight to watch. If you liked movies like Bone tomahawk, Shawshank Redemption, Steve Mcqueen's Papillon, don't miss this one.

  • Life

    Life

    ★★★½

    Everything is familiar in Life since we've already seen this concept masterfully being developed back in 1979. Alien is the guide. And of course no one has ever touched its greatness.Life is no exception. Still i really enjoyed it because Daniel Espinosa does a great job in direction creating a claustrophobic, nightmarish atmosphere and, assisted by the functional editing and the ominous music score, setting at least 3 great scenes. The screenplay doesn't offer a real character development and even…