Jasper

I wake up with film and go to sleep with film, everything in between is also filled with film.

Favorite films

  • The Thin Red Line
  • Stalker
  • La Dolce Vita
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • The Big Short

    ★★★½

  • Mo Farah: No Easy Mile

  • Shrek

    ★★★½

  • Normal People

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  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs

    ★★★½

    Very original in its unoriginality. Absolutely bananas all the way through. The visual effects are so so ugly, but I still enjoyed it a lot.

  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★½

    I love that Pixar's 3D-animation technology is so far advanced that their depictions of humans have arrived at an uncanny resemblance with the real world. The only thing they can do now is go back to the roots of animation and carve out more cartoon-like worlds with people with exaggerated features. That, in my opinion, is a positive development. It is like the invention of the camera that freed the arts; now Pixar knows that the real world can be…

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  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★

    What many people don't pick up from First Man, is that it shows a double dynamic. Reaching the moon certainly did change human perspective (also for the good), and partly as a result we came to think of the earth, not as an infinite resource, but as an organism in which we are intertwined. I believe that reaching the moon did indirectly raise awareness of global warming, and man's influences upon it.

    However, it was a ridiculous task to send…

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    I could admire Roma on the same screen as some of the greatest masterpieces; for example, the restored version for Stalker, and the restored 70mm's for Lawrence of Arabia and 2001: A Space Odyssey. I am usually far from jumping to conclusions, but herewith I am sure: Roma ranks right among these timeless masterpieces, as one of the best cinematic works ever to exist.

    The surround sound is beyond perfection, it literally circles around the viewer - I have never…