Saturday, 21 December 2013

DON JON (2013)





















However the ending is conventional it's a decent directorial debut from Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Edgy, often funny and shockingly authentic.


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3/5

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

FRUITVALE STATION (2013)





















The story is presented in the simplest possible way without hype but it has the desired emotional effect. One of the highlights of the year.


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4.5/5

Friday, 13 December 2013

FROZEN (2013)





















Standard Disney animation with cute and loveable characters and lots of singing. It's enjoyable, kids will love it, but it's nothing special.


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3.5/5

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR (2013)


Controversial romantic drama with outstanding performances. Raw, tragic and romantic at the same time. I absolutely loved it!


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5/5

Sunday, 8 December 2013

FREE BIRDS (2013)





















Embarrassingly unfunny, even slightly offensive. I was bored out of my head throughout, can't imagine kids getting entertained by it.

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1.5/5

Saturday, 7 December 2013

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2





















The first one was alright, slightly over-rated though. This one is a big mess with the sam sold scare they assume still work. They don't!


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1.5/5

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (2013)





















Masterfully directed and acted thriller/drama that is surely one of the highlights of the year. Intense and emotional at the same time.


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4.5/5

Monday, 25 November 2013

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (2013)





















The Hunger Games is back and it is just as good as the first one. Excellent adaptation of the book. Can't wait to see the next one!


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4.5/5

GRAVITY (2013)





















It is not just breathtakinly shot and directed it is also one of the best films I have seen this year. Seriously Oscar worthy.

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5/5

Sunday, 24 November 2013

MACHETE KILLS (2013)





















The first half an hour is slightly fun but after that it gets repetitive and dull. At least 30 minutes longer than it should be.


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2/5

PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS (2013)






















I quite liked the first one and I have no big problem with this either. It is an enjoyable adventure even if it isn't the most original.


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3/5

PLANES (2013)





















It lacks everything that makes an animation good. The plot is boring, full of cliches and you just don't care at all after half an hour.


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2/5

Friday, 15 November 2013

PRISONERS (2013)





















This is what a thriller should be like in 2013. The ending is slightly disappointing but it is superbly acted, tense and gripping.


4/5

Monday, 4 November 2013

RED 2 (2013)





















It is always fun to see Helen Mirren with a machine gun but sadly it isn't enough to make this sequel good. Dull an tired most of the time.

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2/5

Thursday, 31 October 2013

2 GUNS (2013)





















Your average action/comedy with a fair amount of action and mediocre jokes. I don't like Wahlberg so for me it wasn't an enjoyable watch.


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2.5/5

Sunday, 27 October 2013

TURBO (2013)





















Fast and Furious for kids. It won't change the world but the story is good, the animation is excellent and it is full of funny moments.


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3.5/5

Thursday, 24 October 2013

WE ARE WHAT WE ARE (2013)





















However I haven't seen the original I can say it is a decent Halloween treat. The buildup for the grand finale is tense, dark and serious.


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3.5/5

Sunday, 20 October 2013

BREATHE IN (2013)





















I found it preposterous and slow. There is no real sexual or emotional tension between the characters. It is nicely filmed but that is it. 

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2/5

Monday, 14 October 2013

WHITE HOUSE DOWN (2013)





















If you can get over the cheap CGI and the ridiculous set up it is actually pretty entertaining. Lots of action with a touch of humour.

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3/5

Thursday, 10 October 2013

AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS (2013)





















Perfectly acted drama/thriller that is substantial and compelling. It is melancholy and a slow-burner but utterly rewarding.


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4/5