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  • What's Your Number?

    What's Your Number?

    ★★★

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

    There are many boring rom-coms, and this isn't one. It is predictable and premise ridiculous, of course, but the cast was entertaining (just think about four superheroes in the same movie!) and especially amusing when you know Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are married in the real life. I liked also there weren't any stupid feuds between any of them in the movie. The movie was on the whole positive, demeaning no one in particular, and I found that quite…

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    ★★★★★

    Extended Edition - now that's the movie that should have played in the cinema. The theatrical edition just missed the mark - this version makes so much more sense and perfectly completes the trilogy.

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  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    ★★★★

    The Big Sleep is true classic film noir, based on a Raymond Chandler's novel and scripted by another fellow writers, William Faulkner and Leigh Brackett. The latter's first novel was following Chandler's hard boiled roots, while the former knew how to write complicated storylines well enough. The director was legendary Howard Hawks, and the most enchanting couple of that time, Bogart and Bacall, played our main heroes. What could go wrong? Well, nothing did. The movie was absolutely great -…

  • L.A. Confidential

    L.A. Confidential

    ★★★★★

    Oh, something weird was definitely going on back there in Hollywood's fifties... If you have ever wondered just how many bad cops were then there, stick with the film till the end and you'll have your answer. Extraordinarily powerful movie! Everything was perfect: remarkably deep character studies, complex story, brilliant ambiance, design and setting, splendid score. This story about Hollywood rotten justice scene in fifties was originally written by James Ellroy - and if the characters in the book are…