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  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers

    ★★★★

    Film #3 of 31 in Scavenger Hunt Challenge 24 - By Matt Minton

    Task #7: A film you feel you need to re-watch (for whatever reason that may be!).

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    So nice to see one of my favorite sci-fi movies again for the first time since I was a teenager. It's not so great that I remember but it's still a very solid movie, with great entertainment and Verhoeven giving us superb special effects and great directing. Still one of my favorite movies but I take it down from 5 stars to 4. Starship Troopers gave me some great memories to think back to.

  • The Great Dictator

    The Great Dictator

    ★★★★

    Film #1 of 31 in Scavenger Hunt Challenge 24 - By Matt Minton

    Task #16: A film mentioned, watched or referenced in the US version of The Office.

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    Actually my very first Charlie Chaplin movie, and maybe his most well known work as well set the expectations really high for me and I was not disappointed at all! Perfect mix between well done slapstick and thoughtful humor made it never boring (though it felt a little bit too…

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  • The Net

    The Net

    ★★★★★

    Kim Ki-duk is back! This is absolutely one of his best from the last ten years. I think he almost got stuck in his own tracks in his previous films in the last decade. but now has gotten back to what we in Sweden call "perfekt fingertoppkänsla" (sure instinct). This can also be a good introduction for new Kim Ki-duk fans since it's not so hard to understand, the human behavior is less animal-like and easy to empathize with. The…

  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★

    When I go to parks sometimes, I often sit down on a bench and just following strangers lives on a Sunday afternoon, only observing. Paterson is just like that and it's so nice to join this poet/bus driver for one pretty ordinary week. Saw it at the Cinema on Friday right after a horrible week at work and Paterson pretty much put me back together again and I entered the weekend with a good mood. On top of that I really liked the poetry too.