RSS feed for KalltKaffe

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Two for the Road

    Two for the Road

    ★★★½

    Audrey Hepburn acts cute and Albert Finney acts annoying (at the beginning anyways) in this sharp movie that makes falling out of love look more fun than movies that show two characters falling in love. The quick cuts are dizzying at first but I got used to it as the costumes and haircuts changed and I really enjoyed the scenic European background as the two characters traveled through. Almost the entirety of the film is unique in showing a love…

  • Badlands

    Badlands

    ★★★★½

    Martin Sheen's crazy eyes and nervous energy give it a lot of unpredictability (despite having a rough idea of how it'll end) and Sissy Spacek's dead eyes and monotone give it that weird dreamy quality that Malick films have. I thought it was a lot more captivating because of the two leads than Days of Heaven where the acting is stiffer and the story isn't as neatly done, this one takes advantage of the road movie genre mixed with being…

Popular reviews

More
  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★½

    Didn't care for the plot or the subject matter but I still found it very gripping because of a lot of uncomfortable suspense. This movie is like a high-art trainwreck where it constantly has crescendos of tension and I love how quickly it pulls you back from that often to a different point in time only to go back to more suspense. I call it a trainwreck in terms of its messy and distasetful subject matter but it's dressed up…

  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★★

    Bit of a budget No Country For Old Men in terms of how it looks but it's just as good a story. There isn't a menacing villain or as intriguing of a protagonist (though Jeff Bridges' cop is just as good as Tommy Lee Jones') and there isn't the same impressive camera work or flow of a Coen brothers movie yet I found this one much more watchable. I think it might be that it was a more grounded film…