Dennis

Film student from Germany - with a deep love for movies and clearly too much time on his hands

Favorite films

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Eraserhead
  • The Shape of Water
  • It Follows

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  • No Time to Die

    ★★★

  • Body Count

    ★★★

  • Pledge

    ★★½

  • Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest

    ★★½

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  • Body Count

    Body Count

    ★★★

    Film #13 of Shock-tober 2021: The Nightmares Return

    Sometimes you just wanna watch a good old slasher and sometimes this slasher comes courtesy of the infamous Ruggero Deodato. Well, stranger things have happened, I guess.

  • Pledge

    Pledge

    ★★½

    Film #12 of Shock-tober 2021: The Nightmares Return

    It's a shame that films like this or the 2019 reboot of "Black Christmas" want to tackle really important social issues, but kind of stumble in fusing social commentary and a horror movie structure. Okay, social commentary is always a tightrope to walk, but films like the previously mentioned ones could be cult classics, if they would focus on being entertaining horror movies.

    I'm not saying that they should "stick to being…

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  • The Captain

    The Captain

    ★★★★½

    Robert Schwentke 's return to Germany resulted in a WWII-drama that feels like a wild mix of films like "Aguirre", "Inglourious Basterds" and "The Revenant". While it tells the real life story of Willi Herold (the "hangman of the Emsland"), it doesn't feel like a slavish retelling, as it finds place for some dark, dark satire among the horrifying reality of the final days of World War II.

    Max Hubacher, who plays Herold, is an absolute revelation. His layered portrayal…

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★★★★

    Niederschmetterndes Drama mit tiefgehenden Performances von Mads Mikkelsen und Thomas Bo Larsen - Vorsicht: Unwohlsein garantiert

    Die Geschichte um den Kindergärtner Lucas, der bezichtigt wird, sich an einem der Kinder vergriffen zu haben, ist schwer zu gucken und in ihrer Art und Weise so emotional komplex, da man die Reaktion jeder Figur nachvollziehen kann.

    Ich bin so froh, dass man sich für diese Ende entschieden hat, denn das alternative Ende auf der Blu-ray lässt jegliche Subtilität und Fingerspitzengefühl vermissen...