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  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    ★★★½

    Terry Gilliam is kinda the more extreme Tim Burton. In a way that Tim Burton never makes terrible movies (well, okay, "Mars Attacks!"), his work is mediocre at worst, but - especially recently, since his masterpiece of "Big Fish" - he also rarely gets far above that level. Terry Gilliam, on the other hand, rarely makes mediocre movies (still, odd ones do appear, but they tend to be the more Big Studio-friendly attempts at blockbusters, like "The Brothers Grimm" or…

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★

    It's not that I was expecting anything great. I liked the first "Ant-Man" pretty okay, as a fun heist action comedy in the Marvel Universe. An "Ocean's Anteven" if you will. It had likeable characters, a fun concept, some pretty impressive visuals, a cameo from Captain America's sidekick (that turned out to serve as a bridge from this to "Civil War") and yet another bald business villain in a suit. The concept itself made for some truly funny moments, like…

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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★

    This is a good movie, made with high craftsmanship, great attention and genuine love. It's beautiful (special effects and costumes aside, the BioShock-esque set design does indeed deserve the Oscar it got, even meaning it beat "Blade Runner 2049" to it), moving, often gripping, other times funny - it has it all. There's romance, suspence, Cold War-era espionage, even a touch of Hollywood Golden Age musical.

    I have nothing against it, I don't think there's anything that could be done…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★

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

    Wait, when was "X-Men: Apocalypse" released? 2016?

    Seems like a lifetime ago...

    What happened? When did it happen? How is it that not a year after that bombastic and pretty generic superhero flick we got something that just could not be more different?

    Well, we know what happened. "Deadpool". It's nice to see that after finally getting a comic book movie for adults we now got one for actual grownups. It's brutal, visceral, unpleasant at times (especially in the first…