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  • Only the Brave

    Only the Brave


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

    Technically flawless and manages to truly show how fire can strike terror into viewers. Regardless if the highly stylized or extremely realistic depiction is currently shown, you truly feel insignificant once you see the flames attack. And it was brought by terrific performances from start to finish. And that's why it's such a shame that a sense of something missing dwindles in the second half of the movie. And it's something that seems to be present in a lot of…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird


    There is no doubt that Ronan was excellent and believable. There is also no doubt that the technical aspects are without fault. But there is also no doubt that this movie really doesn't know if it wants to be a comedy or a drama, and this clash is jarringly obvious the entire time. There is also no doubt that it wants to be the "be-all and end-all" in coming of age movies but it leaves sooo many loose ends. It starts so many topics and subjects but never finishes any. And that abrupt ending just proves my point really.

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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes


    This is how sequels are done! Everything that was great about the previous installment was improved and expanded, familiar territory is not revisited story wise, new grounds are uncovered and evolution in every way is the forefront of the events shown and explored. And you are not penalized for missing out on the previous installment but rather intrigued to see it if you haven't. The performance of Andy Serkis is beyond words and Toby Kebbell follows swiftly as well. The CG breaks new ground from the first moment and keeps you engaged until the very last.
    Exemplary work and a must see for everyone!

  • Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton


    With only a minor complaint related to usual shortcomings of "based on true event" movies (whereby the story feels a bit too much like a "checklist of all major events" without a common string to tie them properly together and provide additional necessary background information) this is a well made and compelling movie that demands to be watched. And on a good sound system because the sound is massive!