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  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    ★★★½

    Note: Less than 12 hours ago, the pilot without the "European ending" was still on Letterboxd, but now it's gone. Oh well.

    The version I watched was of course the "real" version, that leads to the series. I'm surprised how well it still holds up for the most part. In fact, it feels like a modern day cable drama, which is not a 100% good thing, because it also is as slowly paced as one of these. There are long…

  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon

    ★★★½

    It fully obeys every rule of the "My magic friend and me" kids movie playbook, but the direction, the slightly melancholic, yet never depressing tone, the performances and of course that cuddly big, green, flying puppy make it stand out.
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  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury

    There are two kinds of cult movies. There are the ROCKY HORRORs and BLACK DYNAMITEs and then there are the MACHETE KILLSes, SHARKNADOs and KUNG FURYs. In the first category are movies, that are made by people who had a cool idea and carefully put together a movie that they can be proud of. The second category are movies, made by people, who just randomly slap every image from their ADHD ridden stoner brain together, without any feeling for rhythm…

  • 1941

    1941

    ★★★★★

    Maybe it’s just my love for the classic slapstick subgenre in general, but this is my favourite Spielberg movie. The gags come fast, most of them are silly, but almost all of them stick one way or another. And the spectacle, that dominates the 2nd half of the movie (and there is a lot of it), is as perfectly staged as you expect it from a Spielberg movie.

    If it has one flaw, it’s maybe that not every actor has…