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  • The Quietude

    The Quietude

    ★★★

    I've rarely seen a siblings relationship portrayed like it was in La Quietud. Sadly, the tendency to add needless soap-opera melodramatic twists and a completely unnecessary lawsuit subplot hurt the whole experience.

    Bérénice Bejo is a gem of an actress who should be on more people's radars.

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    ★★½

    The whole GRC/Karli storyline did not even need to be present in this. John Walker as an antagonist and the symbolic weight of the shield between Sam and Bucky would provide ample story.

    Also, let's maybe not montage through a prison break out next time?

    Should have been much better.

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  • Rush

    Rush

    ★★★★½

    "Don't go to men driving in circles, willing to kill themselves, looking for normality" - James Hunt.

    Ladies and gentlemen, Oscar-season has started, and for good reasons too. It was about frickin' time, 'cause I couldn't stand the non-comedies and non-horror flicks that the summer had thrown at us.

    Ron Howard ("A Beautiful Mind" !!!) depicts "Rush" as the rivalry between Brit James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, both competing in the Formula 1 league, fighting for the world championship.…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★½

    Ad Astra's mismarketing with its overreliance of the big supporting cast and infusing as much action as they can in the trailers is destined to make this auteur film a divisive one for the non-afionados among us. Did I say auteur? Because it is, Ad Astra is an auteur film coated in brilliant imagery, spearheaded with a singular vision and backed with a 100 million dollar budget, therefore making it the most expensive auteur film to be released this year, and possibly…