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  • Braveheart
  • Gladiator
  • Back to the Future
  • Jurassic Park

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  • Bad Trip

    ★★★★

  • Encanto

    ★★★★

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★½

  • America: The Motion Picture

    ★★★

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  • Fanny and Alexander

    Fanny and Alexander

    ★★★★½

    "Nu ska farbror Carl bjuda på ett helvetes julfyrverkeri"

    The Sixth Sense 🤝 The Seventh Seal

    Such perfect and precious a Christmas present to be reached by the tidings (thank you, Moviezine, you rock!) that the full 5-hour version of Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander will be available on SVT Play (a public streaming platform here in Sweden, which basically means it's "free") until January 16th.

    I've been of the intent to see the long cut of this classic for…

  • The 400 Blows

    The 400 Blows

    ★★★★

    Très bien! My first dip into François Truffaut's oeuvre, which also marks me popping the French New Wave cherry, is one that really left me with an appetite for more. Looking to Wikipedia like the uneducated, unsophisticated homo neanderthalensis that I am, I learned that one of the FNW definitions reads as:

    "The movement was characterized by its rejection of traditional filmmaking conventions in favor of experimentation and a spirit of iconoclasm. New Wave filmmakers explored new approaches to editing, visual style, and narrative,…

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  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    ★★★★

    God creates dinosaurs

    God destroys dinosaurs

    God creates Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg creates dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs inspire man

    Man destroys God

    The Indie-to-Hollywood Conversion Factory creates Colin Trevorrow

    Colin Trevorrow reverse-engineers a beloved childhood favorite and puts most of the pieces back in a satisfying, nostalgic and highly entertaining fashion, if also neglecting the importance of character and the great, oh-so-great value of Goldblumian acting capabilities.

    Second-rate writers inherit the earth

  • Being John Malkovich

    Being John Malkovich

    ★★★★★

    Love how John Malkovich, in the midst of losing his marbles and getting ready for the loony bin, turns to Charlie Sheen for advice. That right there is when the film transcends from great, bizarre fun to a surrealistic masterpiece.