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  • BlacKkKlansman

    BlacKkKlansman

    If uncoupled from its political impetus, the film is a funny and dramatic cop movie. And on one level Spike Lee wanted to make such a movie. The overdramatic music choices emphasizes the storytelling aspect. But Spike Lee also wants to tie this film to our very present situation. And he does this not only with the final sequence, but with many elements throughout the movie. It is a movie as it is a political statement.
    It is a discourse…

  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    "Ich habe mich verirrt, Pooh."
    "Aber ich habe dich gefunden, Christopher."

    Die erste Hälfte des Films ist emotional sehr stark. Vom Prolog bis zur Rückkehr in den Hundert-Morgen-Wald geht es um Work Life Balance, um die Leistungsgesellschaft und Kindererziehung auf einer hohen narrativen Ebene (ohne die zusehenden Kinder dabei zu verlieren). Im Sinne der klassischen Heldenreise ist Pooh der Mentor, der ganz unklassisch zum Helden aufsieht. Pooh ist auch der emotionale Anker, den Christopher Robin dringend braucht, den jeder von…

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  • Patrick Melrose

    Patrick Melrose

    Benedict Cumberbatch best role yet.

  • Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York

    I can not give this movie a star rating, I even couldn't say if I liked it or not. I have this weird feeling, like after watching Brazil or reading the Trial. It is a unique movie, brilliant for sure. And if I could take a seminar on this movie I would instantly. But just for watching like any other movie it is just too much. In a sense, I didn't get the movie but the movie got me.