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  • The Thin Man

    The Thin Man


    I’m struggling to put it into words, but there’s just something about the tone of The Thin Man that doesn’t quite work for me. I think this is a fun movie; taking the whodunit-detective-idea and delivering it through this rapid banter and enjoyable acting (led by William Powell and Myrna Loy as Mr. and Mrs. Charles). But I never found it very funny. And it probably boils down to the huge subjectivity of comedy, but it did get a bit…

  • Runaway Train

    Runaway Train


    My prime reason to revisit this was for some good old train-action, but to then get served a bonus-sandwich of prison riot in the setup? Hard to say no to that. Other films could’ve focused entirely on the prison-aspect, but in Runaway Train it’s just the introduction to plenty of train-action to get your money’s worth. The trains go fast, slow and even run away, through hot and cold and every possible turn there’s all the goodies you’d want here.…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road


    “We didn’t do anything”
    “Then who killed the world?”

    From the moment that Mad Max: Fury Road started, I couldn’t stop smiling. I sat through the entire first half of the movie with a giant smile on my face and partially even laughter, but by the end of the movie I had experienced both tears and gotten my mind blown to smithereens. George Miller’s fourth Mad Max movie is an action masterpiece, it packs in a superb soundtrack and so…

  • Jaws



    “I'm not going to waste my time arguing with a man who's lining up to be a hot lunch”

    Yesterday, I saw Jaws for the umptieth time and it struck me that it was not only a perfect movie, but also a perfect viewing.

    I don't exactly know why, but to watch Steven Spielberg's breakthrough yesterday was such a perfect fit. The pleasant breeze of the summer have just started to crawl in and the last few days have meant…