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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★

    An ultra-masculine daddy movie where every plot turn is triggered by a bruised male ego - from Ford, Jr wanting to compete in Le Mans because a guy called him a pig, to the Ford exeutive sabotaging Ken’s win because he is being a dick. 

    Also, why is Ferrari painted a villain here just because they have good cars? Complete with ridiculous villainous stares from their racers and those cliched portayal of Italians almost making them look like mafia leaders. …

  • Monos

    Monos

    ★★★

    Isn’t it obvious by now that putting teenagers and semi-automatics together will NEVER lead to anything good?

    A tense Lord of the Flies descent into chaos from start to finish, with gorgeous cinematography of the dense, haunting and hostile jungles of South America, and Mica Levi’s immersive and beautiful sound design and score, Monos could’ve been great, but somehow it never connected with me and only managed to solicit admiration for its excellent craftsmanship.

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  • Kuroko's Basketball the Movie: Last Game

    Kuroko's Basketball the Movie: Last Game

    ★★★

    Exactly the kind of fan service I need

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★½

    I just got back from the midnight screening of this in Vienna, and usually I would take my time and collect my thoughts before I write something here, but what the hell, this made me so ecstatic to rate. 
    It is startling to watch how this buddy comedy slowly descended into absolute madness, while still being an insightful study on masculinity and homoeroticism (without taking itself too seriously). Plus you get a farting Willem Dafoe and a masturbating Robert Pattinson…