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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    It's an abomination. It's a cancer in the history of cinema. How can this be? How have we come to this? How is this possible?

    How are these amazing technologies and special-effects artists wasted in a cash-grab soulless piece of trash?

    Why did they take one of the best films of all time, and take every single once of soul, of personality, of love and emotion out of it? Because thats what photo-realism did for this film, absolutely destroyed it…

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★

    Some of the worst characters I've seen in a while. Every scene is just a shouting exposition fest that becomes unbearable after 5 minutes.

    But people come to see Godzilla, not Vera Farmiga, I understand that. But when the characters are present in like 70% of the movie, I just can't ignore it. Its immensely dumb.

    But even the fights with the kaiju, as cool as they are at points, feel very messy, always foggy and shaky, without any sense…

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  • Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises

    ★★★½

    Kinda of a tepid story, but a joy to watch this amount of talent on screen. I also find Cronenberg's direction quite hypnotic.

  • The Devil's Backbone

    The Devil's Backbone

    ★★★½

    Once again a twist on the genre. A ghost story told from a different perspective. Like Cronos I think it lacks some narrative punch, but once again Del Toro's direction is exquisite.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    The only possible Palm D'Or winner, the newest, and in my opinion, his best, Bong Joon-ho Parasite is a masterpiece from the director who was yet to make a film I actually loved.

    A few days later, I'm still lost for words with it. A weird mixed of genres, horror, thriller, comedy, drama, that work out in a perfect blend of entertainment and arthouse cinematic art.

    Music, acting, cinematography, editing. You name it. The screenplay woow's me not just for the themes, but mostly because of the way it builds tension, La Haine style, ready for the final explosive climax.

    Yeah. Masterpiece.

  • Bird Box

    Bird Box

    ★★

    If "The Happening", "The Mist" and "A Quiet Place" somehow through the evolution of genetics, managed to give birth to a child with three parents, we would get "Bird Box".

    Another movie where I don't like Sandra Bullock, although Tom Hollander, John Malkovich and specially Trevante Rodes give good performances. But the film follows every beat of this kind of post-apocalyptic setting: people trapped in a house, a logical asshole, a dumb "soft-heart" who fucks up putting everyone in danged,…