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  • The Boss of It All

    The Boss of It All

    ★★★

    Lars von Trier never struck me as a man, who would go out to make a proper comedy. Well, "The Boss Of It All" isn't a real laugh-out-loud comedy, but probably the nearest von Trier is ever going to get to one.

    The story about an IT company and their bizarre scheme to sell the company is rather drily told and shown in the typical lo-fi aesthetic of von Trier's films from around 2000.

    I can't really say that I…

  • Rushmore

    Rushmore

    ★★★

    So I guess everyone needs some time to find their voice and their style, right? Not to say that "Rushmore" is a disaster or anything, but it's pretty much apparent that between the Wes Anderson that directed "Rushmore" and the Wes Anderson that directed "Life Aquatic" or "The Royal Tenenbaums" lay many lessons learned.

    "Rushmore" occasionally almost feels like some sort of parody of all the things that his critics give Wes Anderson shit about. The protagonist, Max Fischer feels…

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  • 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...

  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    ★★★★

    A run-down warehouse, a deal gone sour, a bunch of well known actors, who try to shoot each other and Ben Wheatley behind the camera - GO!

    "Free Fire" feels like the child of "Reservoir Dogs" and "Smokin' Aces", while borrowing the contained setting from the former and the set of crazy characters from the latter. Cilian Murphy, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer and Co. give highly entertaining performances, while Sharlto Copley sticks out as the comedic MVP of the group,…