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  • Unabomber: In His Own Words

    Unabomber: In His Own Words

    ★★★½

    This documentary series made me learn a lot more about the Unabomber. He is an example of an intriguing person who elicits both feelings of disapproval as well as sympathy. Of course, harming people to convey a message is intolerable, but the message itself — how expanding industrialization and technology is estranging humanity, destroying nature, and will one day not be controllable anymore — is important food for thought, and more applicable than ever before, with the rapid rise of artificial intelligence.

  • Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

    Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

    ★★★½

    Night Stalker is a tense and intense documentary about a serial killer in 1980s Los Angeles.

    There's this uncanny feeling when you find yourself intrigued by someone who cold-bloodedly committed horrendous crimes. Somehow it's morbidly fascinating how the human mind can get so deviated from the common moral compass. Why do many of us like to view horror films featuring gruesome murders?

    If you look at the average wildlife documentary, killing is a natural habit of instinct-based life, but luckily…

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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.