Films

  • Citizenfour

    This may be one of the most important films you see all year. Of the nine films I managed to catch at the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), this [more...]
  • Selma

    Essential viewing, and often uncomfortable, not only because it reminds us of a dark time in human history, but because it holds a mirror up to us and challenges us here in [more...]
  • Birdman

    Michael Keaton delivers a scintilating performance as a washed up has-been actor trying to revive his career with a show on Broadway. This is a play within a play within a [more...]
  • The Imitation Game

    Alan Turing is considered by many to be the father of modern computing, and whether or not you subscribe to that view, there is no doubt that he was one of the intellectual [more...]
  • American Sniper

    It’s a little known fact that when I was in my early teens, I wanted to be an army sniper. I read up on it, had an encyclopedic knowledge of military ordnance, and [more...]

The Theory of Everything

Thursday, January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s finally here, the long-awaited film about the life of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds in modern times. Not only has he been instrumental in shaping [more...]

Boyhood

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Richard Linklater is one of the great writer-directors when it comes to examining the human condition. I was a big fan of the Before series (Before Sunrise (1995), Before [more...]

Grand Budapest Hotel

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wes Anderson strikes again in this fast-paced and stylistically beautiful adventure that takes place in a bygone era, not only in terms of the time it depicts but also in the [more...]

Whiplash

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the most intense films I’ve seen in a long time, Whiplash follows the story of Andrew, a young jazz drummer as he tries to make it in a highly competitive music [more...]

Only Lovers Left Alive

Monday, August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Have you ever thought about what it might be like to be a vampire? To not be able to expose yourself to sunlight, to have to drink blood to survive, and to be able to [more...]

Legend Number 17

Sunday, June 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

In the distant past history of this website, I did not review recent movie releases, but instead chose unusual films which I believe deserved the attention of mainstream [more...]

Edge of Tomorrow

Saturday, May 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised. The summer blockbuster season is now fully in swing, and this is the third “big action” film I’ve seen in the last week. [more...]

Godzilla

Sunday, May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Do not waste your time. It is a strange coincidence that I’ve actually seen the original 1954 black and white film, which I maintain is far superior to any of the [more...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Saturday, May 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

I must admit that I’m not a huge fan of the X-men comics, but I was hooked on the movie franchise because I was quite impressed by the first film. The second film was [more...]

Noah

Thursday, March 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

We all know the story, and we should since it’s been around for over 4000 years, but how about the film? Well, I must say that it takes the expression “suspension [more...]
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