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  • System Crasher

    System Crasher

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    What is the commonality of "Michael", "We need to talk about Kevin" and "System Crasher"? They are about violent people and make or make not attempts to explain their characters or actions. I watched these 3 movies in a row. While in "Michael" there are only a few hints what might have been wrong in the family of origin of the offender (this is no problem, because this is not the focus of the movie) the message of "we need…

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Tilda Swinton plays the role of the overwhelmed and unhappy mother very well, but I don´t like the development of the plot and especially the message at all. And because I don´t only rate "We need to talk about Kevin" for it´s technical aspects and the quality of the actors (great) but for the story that is being told here and it´s meaning 1 star is the result.

    There actually are children that are being disliked spontaneously by most people…

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  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★½

    I appreciate Wim Wenders for his fine feeling for atmosphere and his talent for character studies. If you are willing to engage with his slow pace you will be rewarded with a great story, excellent actors, a quiet but intense and very atmospheric and emotionally touching movie about relationships between two brothers, a child and his parents, his foster parents and the lost love. Sometimes it´s pretty funny too.
    In the beginning one doesn´t know, if the movie might turn…

  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    Since 1995 I saw Pulp Fiction a few times in synchronization. I remember how surprised I was, that John Travolta is actually a good actor. Also I like Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman. With every further sighting I loved Pulp Fiction at least as much then the first time or maybe it gets better over time, since there are so many bad movies and movies that try to copy Pulp Fiction or develop it further – without…