Raphael Georg Klopper

"As far back as I can remenber, I've always wanted to be a filmaker!"

Favorite films

  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Stalker
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • The Italian Job

    ★★★★

  • Red Sparrow

    ★★★½

  • Dreams

    ★★★★½

  • The Good Liar

    ★★★

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  • The Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    ★★★★

    It’s just slightly sad that nowadays people mostly know the name of The Italian Job out of its pretty good F. Gary Gray’s remake , but hardly will the same or any other heist film might compare itself equal to Peter Collinson's original classic. Is definitely no high art cinema, but is a hardly unmatched entertainment at its best!

    A movie that simply makes you miss the days when mainstream productions could be packed with this much style, irreverent playfulness,…

  • Red Sparrow

    Red Sparrow

    ★★★½

    If there’s something I can admire about any movie, especially nowadays in modern mainstream market, is how much pretentious and boldness a director allows itself to carry through creating a movie. Love him or hate him, Francis Lawrence is one of those guys!

    Owner of a style that many take for sober professionalism and lacking in any interesting substance outside a decent formal presentation; in a market that nowadays gets constantly sucked down through the vacuum of having to apply…

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★½

    “The best DC/Superhero movie since <The Dark Knight” – has already become a scratchy refrain that “expert critics” have already turned into a mold to copy with each new DC release that goes against everything that went “wrong” in the last years of tenure at Warner and their miserable attempts to match Marvel in building their own shared universe.

    While in the midst of all this, with studios increasingly concerned with just leveraging franchises – and while this film is…

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★½

    Director Robert Eggers has become into one of those names where it got fun to follow the reactions that each new film of his generates. Like Nolan, Aronofsky, Chazelle, Villeneuve, it’s either praised as a visionary masterwork from one of the greatest modern directors of the industry…or shoved down the pretentious alley as yet another dumpster fire that won’t appeal to general audiences nor nose-up critics who see nothing cinematic in a work made to impress with “artistic” flourishes.

    The…