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  • From Dusk Till Dawn

    From Dusk Till Dawn

    ★★★★

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

    - [ringing the motel reception bell furiously]
    - Oh screw it! Goddamn you, Goddamn you. What the hell you want?!
    - What do you think I want, you mean, old bastard? I want a fuckin' room.
    - [surprised] Okay, alright.

    One of those "less you know beforehand, the better" kind of movies.

    Took me too long to get around to watch, even though I do kinda enjoy the style of Robert Rodriguez. The plot makes such a sudden turn about…

  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    ★★★½

    Zac Efron is too charming to be Ted Bundy. But imagine this film with someone less charismatic playing him, and you start to question how it could possibly be real, how all these people could be so easily manipulated. He even started to fool me a bit there. Cleverly it puts you in the victims' shoes.

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  • Captain Fantastic

    Captain Fantastic

    ★★★★

    Thoughtful. Really makes you think what should actually be valued in life, and how much should you care what others choose to value?

    The title is misleading. The Captain, Viggo Mortensen's character probably won't be regarded as "fantastic" by many viewers. In fact, his methods are constantly questioned by the film and he most definitely is a flawed person. There are times when he almost seems like the bad guy. But he does have a point, and I found myself…

  • Utøya: July 22

    Utøya: July 22

    ★★★★

    How to even start... To think that 7 years have already passed since these events. It still feels much more recent. It's still hard to grasp this actually happened.

    The film realistically follows the course of events of the Utøya massacre. The characters are made up, but probably more or less based on the survivors' stories. It gives the viewer only a shallow understanding of how the massacre unfolded, but really focuses on empathizing the victims and survivors. And this…