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  • The Truman Show

    The Truman Show

    ★★★★★

    I rewatched it for the bazillionth time and it’s still amazing. Had it at a 9/10 before, but my love for it grows stronger everytime I watch it — so I just had to make it 10/10.

  • Brimstone

    Brimstone

    ★★★★½

    I’m not easily shocked. I’m from Holland and we can swear and show tits, dick and pussy on tv — so I’m used to stuff like that. I’m also fine with gore and violence — hell, there’s more gore on those plastic surgery tv shows.

    But this one — this one shocked me a few times. Not in terms of goriness, but more because of the viciousness of The Reverend, his fucking retarded motives, and how other characters made drastic…

  • I Kill Giants

    I Kill Giants

    ★★★

    I wanted to like Barbara from the start, but she made it so hard. I knew there was something why she was the way she was, but I really had trouble accepting her behaviour without really knowing why she was acting that way. So the last 40 minutes or so -to me- were a lot more enjoyable, because it made it easier to like Barbara.

  • American Pastoral

    American Pastoral

    ★★

    Well, that was one pretentious, boring movie. Just watched it like 5 minutes ago, and I kinda already forgot what it was about, tbh.

  • Complete Unknown

    Complete Unknown

    ★★½

    Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz did their best, but ultimately the second half kinda just became snoozefest. Tomorrow I’ve probably forgotten what happened for most of the movie.

  • Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

    Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

    ★★★½

    The first half was great. The final battle as well, except for the helicopter view shots which looked really fake. I liked the cinematography and production design too. It was the second half that really made it tough to get through.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    ★★½

    “Oh no! [PERSON] is cursed! We need the [OBJECT] to save them! The only problem is: [BAD GUY] has the object; plus we need [ANOTHER OBJECT] to find the [OBJECT]. But here’s an idea: let’s -begrudgingly- work together with [OTHER BAD GUY] to get [ANOTHER OBJECT], then get the [OBJECT] (all while narrowingly escaping death by British officers and shouting ‘Hold it steady, boys’ and ‘Parlay’) and then triple-cross everybody in the end so we can go on and make another PotC movie, because Disney is giving us a shit ton of gold pieces.”

  • Same Kind of Different as Me

    Same Kind of Different as Me

    ★★

    Bit too much. Bit over the top. Waaaaaay too religious. Apparently it’s from some sort of Christian production company — only found afterwards — but it’s going on the blacklist.

    Thought the score was nice, though.

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    Only Lovers Left Alive

    ★★★

    Visually I thought it was great: great cinematography, colours and production design. But it was a bit too slow for my taste and it had trouble keeping my attention.

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    ★★★½

    Geoffrey Rush is a freaking treasure! That guy is awesome. I thought he was brilliant as Javert.

  • Big

    Big

    ★★★½

    It was sweet. And also a little creepy when Susan said he should keep her number.

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★

    There was something intriguing here that kept me watching, something about the imagery. But in the end it didn’t really do anything for me.

    Also, did anyone else get a Robbie Williams ‘Rock DJ’ vs. Blue Man Group vibe with that last scene?