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  • Déjà Vu

    Déjà Vu

    ★★★★

    I have this strange feeling I’ve watched this movie before …

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    ★★★★½

    James Bond is dead, long live the Kingsmen!

    This movie is to the spy movie genre what Shaun of the Dead is to zombie movies, what The Expendables is to 90’s action movies, what Galaxy Quest is to Star Trek, etc ad infinitum; a wonderful homage, paying its dues, while poking fun at clichés and throwing in some totally unexpected surprises – and at the same time standing on its own two feet as a solid movie, with its own…

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  • The Avengers

    The Avengers

    ★★★

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

    Wow, Joss Wheadon! This was supposed to be the culmination of Thor, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and the Iron Man movies. All in all a pretty impressive roster. You had one job, Joss; bring them together, with your usual kick-ass script, make it appear as effortless and seamless as water flowing down hill. In short, make it AWESOME!

    What happened, Joss?

    The Avengers come off as a jigsaw puzzle where the pieces (i.e. the previous movies) don't really fit…

  • Buchanan Rides Alone

    Buchanan Rides Alone

    ★★★

    Why is this movie called Buchanan Rides Alone? Buchanan is barely on horseback the entire movie, and he is practically never alone for a minute at the time. Still and all, not too bad – though probably the weakest link in the chain of Boetticher/Scott-collaborations.