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  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story


    Was even more moved by this the second time around.
    The beauty of Ozu comes from exploring these rich and complex family arrangements and yet it boils down to some essential truths about all our lifes with a bitter and yet graceful simplicity. His use of depth when shooting the daily routine of his characters often pierces through multiple rooms of the house revealing the same layers that can be found in their communication with each other: A, at this…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    Constructing the narrative framework around an unsual stagnant plot only to present the inner conflicts of the characters in an all the more versatile and vivid way is a sacrifice that I'm gladly willing to make. Rian Johnson uses his knowledge of the franchise to challenge its mythology and burst through some of our expectations. While sometimes clumsy and helpless the movie delivers its greates moments with a cathartic majesty showing us the rewards of letting go of the past.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl


    English tl;dr
    There are movies which rely only on a few key scenes to keep the audience magnetized - and then there is 'Gone Girl'. I can only compliment it by stating that each and every scene felt to some extent vital either pushing the developement of the plot one step further or enriching the characters with more depth. It's hard to go into detail without giving too much away, so let's just say the tension - sometimes subliminal, sometimes…

  • Interstellar



    English tl;dr
    Do you know that feeling when even at your first time experiencing a movie you can relatively easy put the finger on its flaws, but after watching through it you still leave the theater in absolute awe? This was one of those experiences!

    Yes, the movie is flawed: almost everytime a character opens his mouth it doesn't sound like a real human being, but more like a script and together with the very dialogue-heavy exposition the beginning of…