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  • Werner Nekes - Der Wandler zwischen den Bildern

    Werner Nekes - Der Wandler zwischen den Bildern

    ★★★½

    Helge Schneider, chess grandmaster.

  • Circle of Danger

    Circle of Danger

    ★★★★½

    It's not surprising that CIRCLE OF DANGER is generally regarded as minor Tourneur because, at first glance, it's hardly more than an elongated, but not very elaborate, and finally rather pointless practical joke about a dull guy failing to avenge his brother despite trying terribly hard; and at the same time winning over a woman despite basically not even really trying.
    Still, I'm completely in love with this strange little film. Ray Milland's dullness undermines the mystery plot from the…

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  • SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

    SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

    ★★★★★

    Best action film since TIME AND TIDE. Which would've been a perfect title for this one, too. Or why not go full-blown heideggerian: SEIN UND ZEIT...

    (Also: Best telephone movie since Walton's WHEN A STRANGER CALLS.)

  • She's Funny That Way

    She's Funny That Way

    ★★★★½

    just another example of what's wrong with movies these days: birdman getting raves while this one's hardly getting noticed... kathryn hahn is a goddess.