Kall S

Uni student of media culture, film addict, freelance writer, singer-songwriter.

Favs are some personal all-timers


Favorite films

  • Sing Street
  • Almost Famous
  • Before Sunset
  • La La Land

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  • How to Build a Girl

    ★★½

  • The Souvenir

    ★★★½

  • The Babysitter

    ★★★

  • Possessor

    ★★★★

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  • How to Build a Girl

    How to Build a Girl

    ★★½

    Some of the first half is quite funny, but the lead character really gets more and more annoying as the film goes on and the story doesn’t really go anywhere. Disappointingly uneven film for a project that actually seemed quite interesting.

  • The Souvenir

    The Souvenir

    ★★★½

    Extremely quiet, subtle, subdued film. Sometimes feels more like leading a novel than watching a film. It’s nothing I would be likely to recommend to anyone I know, but in its seemingly uneventful nature, I think this is actually quite intriguing.

    Strip all the energy and mikemillsism from 20th Century Women and make Greta Gerwig’s character the protagonist. This would be the end result. Well, that’s basically the same as saying ‘turn an American film into an European film’. Even…

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  • Manhattan

    Manhattan

    ★★★

    As if any of those women would actually put up with Woody Allen's annoying face for five minutes.

  • The Reader

    The Reader

    ★★★½

    Firstly, I've never a seen a film with as much peeking as the first 10 minutes of this film.

    Secondly, David Kross was the real star, better than Winslet, whose career award was very deserved though.

    The most interesting way to interpret this...

    Michael is a victim of abuse. His emotional development stops at 15. He's incapable of forming healthy relationships because of his childhood experiences that he has falsely classified as love. 

    Hanna is a monster, partly responsible for the distant relationships of Michael's future. Michael only gets some true redemption when he finally opens up about his adolescent experiences to his daughter.