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  • Pettson and Findus: The Best Christmas Ever

    Pettson and Findus: The Best Christmas Ever

    ★★

    My daughter's first feature film in cinema (and I think her first live action one... save the CGI cat). Decided to go because it's still short enough (80 minutes) and based on a book we both know and like.

    Throughout the movie I had to remind myself that it's not a movie for me, it's for her. It wasn't that bad (though I did dozed off a little) - I've seen worse CGI in my life - but Polish dubbing…

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    ★½

    With "Crimes of Grindelwald" Rowling just gave up pretending there are ANY rules in the Wizarding World. Both the rules of magic (the wizards seem to have a whole lot of new tricks up their sleeves, like walking inside walls, that if they were available in the original books, it would have made everything easier or different; also, how the hell does apparition work? What's its range?) and the rules of magical law (apparition again: how exactly is a travel…

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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…