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  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    ★★★★

    "I'm foreign here, but everything seems so familiar.". Isolation Berlin. I'm completely lost in thoughts, emotions and desires. Just like Marion, I don't want to think about anything anymore. This movie is amazing. I won't describe it to you, you best figure the meaning of it all out for yourself. But let me say this, if I ever see a girl alone on a Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds concert, I'll propose to her.

  • The Wandering Earth

    The Wandering Earth

    ★½

    Our future really is cursed. Not because the sun is dying and it's time to leave. But because we live in a world where the things that achieve extraordinary financial success pretty much always are borderline insufferable.

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  • Us

    Us

    ★★

    "Masterpiece, masterpiece!" - This word gets thrown around way too quickly these days. This is not a horror masterpiece but a confused mess and I have no problem standing alone with this opinion. Let me explain myself.

    The fundamental problem here is that the film wants to be a thriller, comedy and horror at the same time but ends up being just a weird blend of it all that did not work for me. It was not funny enough to…

  • Blue Ruin

    Blue Ruin

    ★★★½

    So it's a typical thursday night and you wanna netflix and chill with your so/date? Go for this one. It's a surprisingly convincing and elegantly written, intense and dark but also calm and not too graphic little crime story/thriller/modern noir that has a pleasant run time, is beautiful to look at, full of strong performances and with little enough dialogue to be able to talk about the film while watching it. Trust me on this one, go watch it.