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  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The last time when the Coens made a western, it was my least favourite movie of theirs. This time it's more a mixed bag, with mostly positive results.

    The first episode The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs is a crazy live action cartoon, that got the biggest laughs out of me. Mostly because it is the one that is really only played for laughs. The Coens never shied away from visual comedy, but it's weird to see them go THAT silly,…

  • The Cat in the Hat

    The Cat in the Hat

    ★½

    I still try to process this movie. One part of me is like "Hey, this should've worked on paper", but then I think "No, not like this, that movie never had a chance!"

    It's so weird. It's a movie that looks like people put actual care in it, while at the same time it looks like nobody gave a shit. They have that great, surreal art direction and even hired Emmanuel Lubezki to film it, but it looks like a…

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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…