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  • A Boring Afternoon

    A Boring Afternoon

    ★★★★

    My favorite short movie ever made, and on some days my favorite movie period. It has amazing characters, stunning dialogue, great surreal humor and a beautiful audio track.  Am not going to describe the plot, if there is one -- just watch this. And rewatch it, like I did.

  • Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are

    ★★★½

    I love movies that have an internal logic and stick to it without spending time on explaining stuff. And this movie delivers on that front in abundance in this beautiful and melancholy tale about imagination and loneliness.

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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…

  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    ★★★½

    Funny at times, but mostly a moving and smart portrait of a father and a daughter.