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  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    ★★★½

    I don’t remember being a big fan of the first one, but Lily James is a treasure for which I would definitely run to Greece. Well honestly, I would go there anyhow. But I really love her presence in films. Other than that, this film is just what it pledges to be: a piece of light-hearted feel-good.

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★

    Honestly, Isle of Dogs definitely needed more dogs. I really appreciate Wes Anderson for his distinctive auteur style, but I sometimes feel a bit disconnected from his “substance”. This film definitely also has its moments, but I didn’t really find the whole thing overly interesting. It works very nicely when it’s focused on Chief (very nice voice acting from Bryan Cranston) and others, other times with the people and the political plot, not so much.

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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)