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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    Damn, I can't remember when a movie series went that fast from "Ambitious, but still dogshit" to "Holy crap, that's seriously damn good!"

    Okay, the story isn't the most original. "Two tribes try to co-exist until one asshole tricks everybody into starting a war", is what we have seen at least thrice per STAR TREK season, but this old story is incredibly well told. Entertaining and engaging from the beginning to the end, both working as serious fantasy drama and…

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★½

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

    More like RISE OF THE PLANET OF IDIOCRACY, amirite? We are talking about a movie, where a lab of professional scientists doesn't realize that an animal is pregnant. Where a professional scientist randomly flaunts his stolen chimpazee in broad daylight and nobody cares. Where a professional vet has no problem with someone having a chimp as a pet, until she learns that his mother was a test animal. Where someone gets contaminated with an experimental virus, while being surrounded by…

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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…