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  • Perfect Blue
  • Farewell Song
  • Sonatine
  • The Greasy Strangler

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  • Maria

    ★★½

  • Up Among the Stars

    ★★★½

  • Kate

    ★★★★

  • Still Walking

    ★★★½

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  • Up Among the Stars

    Up Among the Stars

    ★★★½

    Filmwelt Filmclub #63 - Up Among The Stars - chosen by Cinemistery 

    What a sweet film.
    The love for film and the love between a father and his kid go hand in hand in this beautiful and emotional tale. It‘s fantastic as much as it is touching. Exactly what I like.
    Visually this is gorgeous, still I wish there had been more of the fantastic imagery. Those artificial looking background and the cheap effects have a certain charm that I…

  • Kate

    Kate

    ★★★★

    Listen, I fully understand all the bad ratings for this. I get why people don‘t enjoy this as much as I do. It‘s one of those formulaic action films that desperately tries to be cool. Stuff like this can easily be annoying and just boring. Netflix‘s own Polar is a good example of that. It tries so hard to be cool, funny and badass that it just becomes repetitive and jarring to watch. 
    Kate however achieves what it wants. Or…

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  • A Taxi Driver

    A Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    I can‘t write much right now, but wow. What a wonderful movie. I‘m sitting here shaking after those 138 minutes. I was captivated by it in a way only a few movies manage. This really moved me. 
    It started real light-hearted and I thought I would get exactly this, a small and nice roadtrip with two people forming a bond. But what I got was so much more. It‘s political, it‘s extremely touching, it‘s important and still it‘s very entertaining.…

  • Tux and Fanny

    Tux and Fanny

    ★★★★★

    Filmwelt Filmclub #46 - Tux and Fanny - chosen by me

    Tux and Fanny has beautiful visuals, great music and creative sounddesigns. It is genuinely funny, surprisingly deep and full of highly creative ideas. Tux and Fanny is extremely charming and has a great positive feel-good atmosphere. It‘s as pure and wholesome as the titular characters are.
    At times I laughed, at other times I got sad or it made me question life. Achieving all this with simple shapes and…