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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★★

    A new movie from a beloved franchise like "Alien" is always a reason for celebration and exaltation. Yes, we had with "Prometheus" Ridley Scott's big return to sci-fi and this universe, but that movie turned out to be more of a mysterious drama with philosophical and existencial thematics with a fair share of suspense and violence trowned in the middle, which also happened to take place in the same universe as the old franchise. But it was here with "Covenant"…

  • Marathon Man

    Marathon Man

    ★★★★½

    John Schlesinger was certainly a quite peculiar director. More and more I have been getting acquainted with the work of the director, with my first one being in with the EXTRAORDINARY "Midnight Cowboy", which has now easily become one of my favorite movies of all time. I love the way he picks up the tragic drama of the characters' situation and used it often as brilliantly tragic humor pun within the story, and to spare even manage to pulled two…

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  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★★★

    There are many who question whether films like "No Country for Old Man" is a true Western, as it happens to take place in the present days and not in the time of the old Cowboys. Maybe now this new David Mackenzie film puts an end to this doubt and questioning. Because even with its facet of a (great) crime/assault film, we found, yet, a decent Western film made nowadays.

    Where the vast desert of the modern West, full of…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    "Arrival" is just another one of those films where perhaps by now, every possible compliment has been spent to praise how good and special it is. Hype maybe? Certainly, but it's a hype that matches the greatness we find here, which might just be the best work that the talented and promising Dennis Villeneuve has done to this day! Drinking from the source of some of the best examples from the genre of science fiction to deliver here another excellent…