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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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/slash 2016 – Day 11: They Call Me Jeeg Robot (Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot)

They Call me Jeeg Robot Italy 2015 Written by Nicola Guaglianone & Menotti Directed by Gabriele Mainetti Watched on 02.10.2016 In the last couple of years, the supporter-exclusive secret society screenings were rather mediocre (“Raze”, “13 Sins”, “Klown”), and “They … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 3: Headshot

Headshot Indonesia 2016 Written by Timo Tjahjanto Directed by Timo Tjahjanto & Kimo Stamboel Watched on 24.09.2016 I’m sorry to say that I was a little disappointed by “Headshot”. Then again, it bears repeating that I’m one of those very … Continue reading

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/slash 2016 – Day 3: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark USA 1981 Written by George Lucas, Philip Kaufman & Lawrence Kasdan Directed by Steven Spielberg Watched on 24.09.2016 For me, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” ranks right up there with the best movies of all … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2016: Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne USA 2016 Written by Paul Greengrass & Christopher Rouse Directed by Paul Greengrass Watched on 14.08.2016 “Jason Bourne” is yet another one of this year’s sequels that were made solely out of commercial interests, and not because someone … Continue reading

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At the Movies 2016: Hardcore Henry

Hardcore Henry Russia | USA 2016 Written by Ilya Naishuller & Will Stewart Directed by Ilya Naishuller Watched on 15.04.2016 POV-shots in movies are hardly anything new (see, for example, “Halloween”, “Strange Days”, “Doom” or “Maniac”), but “Hardcore Henry” is … Continue reading

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