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  • The Invisible Guest

    The Invisible Guest

    ★★★★

    Oriol Paulo can write a story, that's for sure. Writing this kind of puzzle requires a vivid imagination. 

    Well-acted and marvelously written, Paulo's Contratiempo gives the similar exciting, intriguing couple hour experience that for example Timecrimes and Wild Tales gave. Not a moment of boredom or dullness. It might resemble The Girl on the Train. But it's smart. And Spanish. And infinitely better.

  • Mudbound

    Mudbound

    ★★★½

    After quite a slow-burn start, Dee Rees' WWII era social drama turns up with an achingly brutal second half. 

    Mudbound has its grand, powerful story mixed with its strong ensemble cast. Garrett Hedlund gives his best performance to date. Jason Mitchell and Rob Morgan are also great, just to mention a few.

    It starts slowly, the screenwriting and acting feels strong all the way but right up to last third I had to wait for it to really get going.…

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  • The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    ★★★★

    Disgusting, disturbing, distracting. 

    Sam Raimi's 1981 classic Evil Dead really, really deserves to be called horror. And it probably still remains as his most wonderful directorial achievement. 

    I don't even consider myself as a horror fan, but making a horror film this raw, wild and daring, without much false notes, certainly earns my respect.

    And that ending is just stunning. Wow.

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★

    After having the time to check the actor's name and eventually finding out the intriguing fact that he's deaf in real life too, I had to dedicate another review to praise the most heart-warming thing in Baby Driver.

    I am obviously talking about CJ Jones' brilliantly heartfelt performance as Baby's ever-so-caring and worrying foster father. Definitely amongst my favourite things in the film. So, well done CJ.

    You don't belong in that world (in sign language)