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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★

    Horrorctober 2018 - 16/31

    Yay:
    - Toilet fun
    - Jamie Lee Curtis
    - Laurie in hunting mode
    - Motion sensor
    - The theme ... of course
    - Gotcha
    - The finale in general is pretty good
    - Has a lot of cool moments...

    Nay:
    - ... but moments alone don't make a good movie
    - Needs focus
    - The opening scene and probably everything with the podcast exposition duo
    - A lot of screenplay talk
    - Editing overkill in the…

  • Razorback

    Razorback

    ★★★★

    Horrorctober 2018 - 15/31

    Yay:
    - Gripping opening scene
    - Likeable characters you're actually rooting for
    - Wonderful location (Australian Outback)
    - Building up suspense with showing the razorback sparingly
    - The atmosphere in general feels pretty unique
    - Surrealism
    - That damn jump scare
    - How the movie fooled me big time ... twice
    - I haven't hated a villain that much in a very long time. I was so fucking angry at them
    - The look of the…

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    Yay:
    - It's actually better than the original movie
    - Every sound oscar should be a lock -> Blown away
    - I love it when movie succeeds in leading me on a merry chase ... especially in such a clever way
    - Gosling with his best performance in years
    - Length: 3 hours, not once I got the feeling it's too long
    - The score is as good as in the first one
    - Most of the acting is pretty…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★½

    Yay:
    - That incredible sound design
    - Using unknown actors in the lead roles
    - The first 20 minutes with the threat at the pier
    - Amazing cinematography
    - If it is intended, it works as a refugee metaphor?
    - On a technical level it's pretty much flawless

    Nay:
    - Historically inacurate
    - The whole boat story line
    - Suspense only via sound design; gets pretty boring after the first 30 minutes
    - Impersonal narrative -> I did not care…