Currently trying to get back into movies.
Seven Seconds 2018
Yes, the show borrows from so many socioeconomic themes and it is sad that the reality pretty much looks as bleak as it gets. Yet "Seven Seconds" and its characters felt pretty shallow and boring most of the time to be honest. There was so much emphasis, not even pity, put on the perpetrators for no real reason, which made a few episodes feel quite redundant and unnecessary. It dragged on and on, whitout telling much other than what actual…
Doctor Sleep 2019
I am really not that into "The Shining", nor most of King's other stories. So I didn't expect much, but got mildly surprised with "Doctor Sleep" - not that it's that good, but it felt okay in a weird way.
I am a scaredy cat when it comes to horror, but the only unsettling aspect of this film is the calmness with which Ewan McGregor portrays the main character Dan. It's somewhat eerie, maybe because his demeanor felt so... unusual...,…
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019
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…
Genocidal Organ 2017
What a piece of crap. Even Project Itoh's critically acclaimed novel wasn't perfect, but at least it delivered a semirealistic futuristic world with all its pros and cons of surveillance, nanomechanical warfare, etc. But this adaption is a failure in every aspect - whether or not you look at the trouble it went through during its production.
Genocidal Organ fails to deliver a coherent storyline (and makes all the wrong choices through the way). It fails to replicate the detailed…