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  • Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie

    Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie

    ★★★

    Yes, it's cringy af if you watch this concert movie without any context/prior knowledge of the series, yes, they talk a lot which cuts the performances down to ~55 minutes and yes, the lyrics are hilarious. But some songs are actually pretty cool and the presentations ain't that bad either. I got into it, after laughing my butt off during the first few minutes. It's definitely something for fans of the franchise.

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★

    Yes, it has some plot flaws (i.e. why tf do they run straight up without any cover through enemy territory - all the time), but thanks to Deakins' excellent camera work and Thomas Newmans calm soundtrack, 1917 kept me captivated until the bitter end.

    I've read, the "one-take"-attempt didn't work out for some people and they experienced rather some struggles keeping the immersion up because they where looking more closely for the hidden cuts - and I can understand that…

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★½

    The Rise of Skywalker ist schon ein verflucht undankbarer Job, und dass der Film zumindest eine handvoll wunderbarer Szenen (die gefährlich nah am Nostalgienabel hängen) zusammenbekommt, grenzt an ein Wunder. Aber man fragt sich zu schnell, wie man so viel Mist aneinanderreihen kann, um am Ende bei diesem Trainwreck von Abschlussfilm zu landen. Die Plottwists waren entweder übelst aus dem hintersten Naseneck gezogen oder einfach von Grund auf schon zum Scheitern verurteilt, dass es einfach keinen Spaß mehr machte. Es…

  • Kiss of the Rabbit God

    Kiss of the Rabbit God

    ★★★★

    A powerful short film channeling (queer) sexual awakening, based on the Chinese folktale of The Rabbit God.

    You can watch it on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmCw-e72zs8