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At the Movies 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 USA 2017 Written by James Gunn, Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning Directed by James Gunn Watched on 02.05.2017 The first one was arguably was Marvel’s biggest surprise so far (and also their biggest gamble, … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Aquarius

Aquarius Brazil/France 2016 Written by Kleber Mendonça Filho Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Watched on 21.10.2016 When a movie starts with a song by “Queen”, who to this day are my favorite band of all time, and later on features … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2017: Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell USA 2017 Written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler & Ehren Kruger, based on the comic by Shirow Masamune Directed by Rupert Sanders Watched on 07.04.2017 First of all: I won’t get into the whitewashing-debate. I understand … Continue reading

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Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale Japan 2000 Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami Directed by Kinji Fukasaku Watched on 03.04.2017 More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2017: Life

Life USA 2017 Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick Directed by Daniel Espinosa Watched on 04.04.2017 “Life” delivered pretty much exactly what I expected. It’s a solid B-science fiction-horror-movie with a good cast and a couple of visually stunning … Continue reading

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Screener-Review: The Void

The Void USA 2016 Written by Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski Directed by Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski Watched on 03.04.2017 In recent years, we saw a rise in nostalgic entertainment, mostly when it comes to the 80s. “The Void” … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Hidden Reserves (Stille Reserven)

Stille Reserven Austria 2016 Written by Valentin Hitz Directed by Valentin Hitz Watched on 21.10.2016 While Austria isn’t quite such a desert wasteland when it comes to genre movies as Germany, we hardly ever have a try at science fiction. … Continue reading

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