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  • Jack the Giant Slayer

    Jack the Giant Slayer

    ★★★★

    I caught the second half of this on TV and it took me by surprise.

    The film was probably pulled out of my "never gonna watch" list, but it's quite a good action movie! The characters are well thought-through and believable, the CGI and costumes, however cheap, bring a lot of fun and the director surely knew what he was doing.

    The siege scene is way more engaging than Lord Of The Rings one. Also, TROLL IN THE DUNGEON!!

  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    ★★★½

    This film will be a reminder to check how well the film makes a whole. This one - not so well.
    But Guy Richie is undeniably a master director, and a very fun-loving one.
    I wish he only directed the scenes he really wanted to. Good job with mixing the magical and the real world!

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  • A Cure for Wellness

    A Cure for Wellness

    ★★★★½

    If there's a shovel on the wall, it has to fire in the second act.

    Haven't had this much fun, with all the audience participating in action, in years.

  • The Rules of the Game

    The Rules of the Game

    FSDO2017 - French Poetic Realism

    Rarely I feel less for a film.

    I appreciate all the stuff that's going on, and the effortlessness of presenting such a complex plot and the variety of characters etc, but still I couldn't bring myself to care about... well, any of it. Nether characters, nor the story, nor the directing. Even though I really tried to appreciate it.

    The two things I was able to appreciate were:
    - Staging (very interesting, with dynamic foreground…