Thomas Sturm

Thomas Sturm

Favorite films

  • Yojimbo
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Star Wars
  • Tampopo

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  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    ★★★★★

  • The Voice of Sin

    ★★★★

  • Bigman Wahala

    ★★★★

  • Le Trou

    ★★★★★

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  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    ★★★★★

    It's been a long time that a movie grabbed me within the first few minutes and made me laugh out loud several times. Two Minutes is immaculately planned out and makes the most of a limited budget. The cast is great and engaging and the film develops a certain breathless intensity carried by their playful and fun performances.

    Because of the small enclosed set and the cast performances it feels like a stage play and the dialogue is loose and…

  • The Voice of Sin

    The Voice of Sin

    ★★★★

    An interesting movie - I found the initial concept of a man discovering that he had unwittingly been part of a crime when he was a small child very compelling and the actor makes the best of this scene and the further processing of this fact.

    All of the actors provide great performances and the story has some very deep and dark twists and turns. Overall the movie could have used a few cuts, but while it is slow, the…

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  • The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers

    ★★

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

    This reminded me a lot of Wild Wild West and it is a shame that the writers of this movie did either not watch Wild Wild West or didn't learn anything from it.

    The movie starts out following the original storyline and for the first few minutes it looks like we are in for a modernized but recognizable swordfighting extravaganza. But then the movie suddenly veers off into complete fantasy.

    There are impossible medieval mechanisms under Venice, literal flying airships…

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    ★★★★★

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

    For some reason I had never watched this movie before until very recently and I can't believe I missed this. I always thought this is some sort of proto-Indiana-Jones based on the title, but that is not at all what this movie is all about.

    It's the story of three men who go digging for gold in the Mexican mountains - two rookies and an older miner teaching them the tricks of the trade. As they find gold and work…

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