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  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Death on the Nile
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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  • The Accused

    ★★★½

  • The Way We Were

    ★★★★

  • The House on Carroll Street

    ★★★★

  • Nuts

    ★★★½

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  • The House on Carroll Street

    The House on Carroll Street

    ★★★★

    A reporter (McGillis) is coerced into revealing the sources of her articles. The FBI interrogates her and she invokes the right of nondisclosure with the result that she's fired and put on a blacklist (the story is bigger than this, but you know - spoilers). She finds a job as a lady companion with an old woman who lives around the corner from Carroll Street. She uncovers a spy plot and struggles to interest FBI Agent Daniels in the case.…

  • Made in Heaven

    Made in Heaven

    ★★★★

    In 1948, a young man (Hutton) is killed in a rescue attempt. In heaven, he falls in love with a still unborn young woman (McGillis). Some time later she is indeed born on Earth. After long begging, the 'deceased' gets a second chance from the 'director of heaven'. He is born again, with no memory of life after death. He has thirty years to find the woman of his dreams and to fall in love again. Made in Heaven isn't…

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  • Black Book

    Black Book

    ★★★★

    Paul Verhoeven grew up during the Second World War in The Hague, which was bombed on 3 March 1945. "I will not be able to release myself from the war," Verhoeven said in 2008 to Elsevier Magazine about the influence of the war on his later life and films, in which violence regularly predominates. "As a child I saw the bombing, dead people lying on the street. These are penetrating memories. That determines your world view. It is therefore no…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★★

    Once upon a time when I was fourteen going on fifteen, my dad took me to Antwerp, Belgium. It took us 2.5 hours to get there. We visited Antwerp before. but my mum was always there as well. This time, it was a guy's trip. I hoped we went to visit the Zoo again, but instead we walked to an old cinema with just one room. The cinema is gone by now, but the memory is still alive: it was…