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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    Surely by now you've must get tired of listened to the same current clickbait themes of conversation, about how much current cinema has been over-feeding their pockets onto the new trade of producing direct sequels/reboots of old classics in order to rescue the marketable feeling of nostalgia and create solid basis for a new modern franchises and make billions with nowadays audience, Star Wars has a lot of evidence to prove that. Well, if for the time being this supposed…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★½

    A close friend recently asked me: "where's Bradley Cooper?". And them I start to wonder that... yeah, it is true, where is he? Wasn't he getting like three Oscar nods, one followed by the other since 2012 with Silver Linings Playbook, them 2013 on American Hustle and 2014 with American Sniper?! And very last time I saw his very face was on that intimidating guns dealer role in War Dogs. Where really was he? Too busy voicing Rocket Racoon on…

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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…