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  • Faces Places

    Faces Places

    Warm and positive.

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★

    Decent story of (coping with) grief, with violence and some humor thrown into the mix, but had expected way, way more after reading some glowing reviews. Good cast, with McDormand, Harrelson, Rockwell and Dinklage all giving above-average performances. But, and I don't say this phucking lightly, the excessive use of the F word really dragged this one down in my humble opinion -- I don't mind swearing, but it needs to be relevant and in this narrative the constant dropping…

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★½

    Boy, what a drag. A huge disappointment -- but I seem to be one of a kind in not liking this movie. The idea to follow the same actors over a 12-year period is interesting, but that in itself doesn't lead to a great movie. Let me repeat: The idea to follow the same actors over a 12-year period is interesting, but that in itself doesn't mean the end result will be awesome. And this one just didn't do it…

  • Le Plaisir

    Le Plaisir

    ★★★½

    What a pleasure! This movie has great energy, not in the least because of the stunning use of the Ophuls-tracking shots. The second section, with the awesome Jean Gabin, is close to perfect!