madse

I'm not that much into movies but I'm getting better

Favorite films

  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • Paris, Texas
  • Oldboy
  • Last Life in the Universe

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  • Any Given Sunday

    ★★★½

  • 2 Guns

    ★★★

  • The House That Jack Built

    ★★

  • Whiplash

    ★★

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  • 2 Guns

    2 Guns

    ★★★

    An entertaining action-flick with buddy cop-comedy and neo-western elements, that profits from the great on-screen chemistry between Washington and Wahlberg, whereas the overloaded conspiracy/double cross-plot can’t really satisfy, even for action-standards.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Wenn ich gemein sein wollte, könnte mein Urteil über Film und Regisseur lauten: er hat sich stets bemüht.
    Ein bisschen mehr war es dann schon, "Whiplash" kann einige hübsch anzusehende Bilder aufbieten, die schauspielerische Leistung ist gelungen, wenngleich ich nicht ganz in die Lobeshymnen über JK Simmons als Terrence Fletcher einstimmen kann, der sich hier am Rande der Karikatur bewegt und mich darüber sinnieren lässt, wie der Film wohl mit Nicolas Cage ausgesehen hätte. Wir werden es leider nie erfahren.…

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  • Vortex

    Vortex

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    When my girlfriend asked me if I wanted to go watch the new movie by Gaspar Noé with her, I wasn't to excited. I only watched Irréversible and I hated it. Too edgy and with misogynist and homophobic undertones I thought I was done with Noé once and for all. So I thought.
    Fortunately, in that aspect Vortex proved to be very "un-Noé-esque". While it isn't the directors duty to deal with certain topics in a tasteful manner I am…

  • Being John Malkovich

    Being John Malkovich

    ★★★

    it was a weird, fun and original film, but two stars have been deducted for 1. being devoid of likable characters and 2. making my brain go ouchie