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  • Alien³

    Alien³

    ★★★½

    Again, after the previous movie, Ripley survives the alien horror and goes into cryosleep to be shot into the great wide vastness of space. However, it seems a xenomorph smuggled itself onboard causing the lifepod to crash on a prison planet. And so it rebegins.

    There's a lot being said about this third entry of the Alien franchise. Production and storywise problems, different writers, all ending up to the debut of one of the most stylish directors still at work,…

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★½

    Two soldiers on a quest to save thousands of lives with time and some Germans as their main enemy. From the first foot they set towards their task we follow them, seemingly in one take but obviously with the cuts meticulously hidden throughout, through the trenches, in the tunnels, towards the battlefield and a totally destructed village ending where the message needs to be delivered.

    We're onto them literally, like flies buzzing around them, or sneaking behind them as they…

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  • A Walk Among the Tombstones

    A Walk Among the Tombstones

    ★★★

    Welcome to Neeson's dark, gritty and rainy revenge world where police should never be called as you, or you hire someone, take care of your dirty business.

    In this world there's not a normal character walking around, they all have past and present issues aggravating the already heavy atmosphere, making it look like the movie is playing in an alternate universe.

    It's enjoyable enough to follow Neeson walking around from plot point to plot point without doing much trouble, and…

  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    ★★½

    I don't know actually, since the two kids are older and their interest towards these animated movies has faded, same happened to me. Gorgeously animated and beautifully crafted, this mankind featuring dragons tale doesn't have the appeal from the previous movies just because the story in itself is not what it was. The love between the 2 protagonist dragons is easy, the villain is rapidly removed, the humor falls flat, so I just stayed for the everlasting dragon flights. Let's keep the dragons in the hidden world from now on.

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  • The Skin I Live In

    The Skin I Live In

    ★★★★

    Talk about movies you will not forget having seen them a decade ago, well, this is a perfect example.
    A truly mesmerizing experience, which gets more and more uncomfortable as it progresses.
    Forget the slashers with axes, true horror, that's surgeons with scalpels.

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★

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

    It's very rare that you hear a song for the first time that immediately drags you in, music- and lyricswise. But here, this is the case with the opening song. A guy playing the guitar. Heavenly voice. Smoke is blown, drinks are drunk. Eyes and ears glued to the screen.
    And so it continues.

    It's obviously a Coen's world, inhabited by stylishly sharp-dressed and sharp-humored men, scattered with awesome dialogue.

    You know, it's about a musician. Those guys who, when…