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  • In the Valley of Elah

    In the Valley of Elah

    ★★★½

    In the Valley of Elah is a skillfully crafted, emotionally charged reflection of how war mentally damages young men and their families.

    Tommy Lee Jones does a fine job playing an emotionally reticent father, and Charlize Theron gives a strong performance as well, next to being a sight for sore eyes.

  • The Young Offenders

    The Young Offenders

    ★★★

    The Young Offenders could be called an Irish take on Dumb & Dumber. The whimsical lead actors were cast very appropriately, and their stupid antics made me laugh out loud a number of times.

    In the second half the film becomes too much of a slapstick, and the comedy momentum gets a little lost.

    All in all, I had fun watching The Young Offenders. View it with a few friends and lots of beer, and you'll probably have a good time.

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  • Antichrist

    Antichrist

    ★★★★★

    Antichrist left quite an impression on me. The level of creativity and originality in this movie is rare and comparable with masterpieces like Eraserhead by David Lynch.

    Let me start by stating that this movie is clearly one of those 'either you love it or hate it' cases. The explicit sexual content and unconventional approach to horror is definitely not suitable for Hollywood aficionados.

    Lars von Trier proves he is a true maestro in establishing a very effective feeling of…

  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    ★★★★

    Great movie, with top class performances by both Tom Hanks and the Somalian actors. A tense drama that leaves you on the edge of your seat, with the added dimension of the film being based on a true story, although you wish these things wouldn't happen for real.