marcelweiss

Thinking and linking in Berlin, Germany.

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★½

    I was such a sucker for going to the theater for this. Holy moly.

    This is lifeless, heartless fan service in the worst possible way.

    I mean, Chewbacca finally got his medal. Cool, right? Christ on a lunch box.

    The only thing missing here is for characters who weren't there or even born yet when it happened to randomly start discussing wether Han shot first or not.

    (Thinking about this, I bet you there was a discussion amongst the writers…

  • Searching for Sugar Man

    Searching for Sugar Man

    ★★★★★

    wow, just wow, what an extraordinary story

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  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    Another 3D-econ-crazed Blandacle.

    I have come to the conclusion that maybe outside of the Marvel Studios and Nolan Hollywood has become incapable of producing an action blockbuster that comes with something that you could call a plot without hysterically laughing.

  • Midnight Cowboy

    Midnight Cowboy

    ★★★★½

    I don't know why but I think about this movie now and then. Just now a version of "Everybody's talkin'" came up in my Weekly playlist in Spotify and my mind started drifting.
    What a great, sad, weird movie. It really is true, they don't make them like this anymore.

    I'm walkin' here, I'm walkin here!

    Excellent.