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  • The American Friend

    The American Friend

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    88/100

    Tom Ripley is one of modern literature's most compelling antiheroes, a likeable but completely amoral con man. Played here by Dennis Hopper with an effortless charm, though not the central character here, Ripley is nonetheless the driving force of the plot, the catalyst for the misadventures that are visited on the unfortunate Jonathan.
    As played by the excellent Bruno Ganz, Jonathan is an easy figure to connect and empathise with – affable, easy-going and a little too trusting.

    Strongly…

  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

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    99/100

    Wim Wenders is one of the few Filmmakers who creates the "aura" of photography at the core of his cinema. Along with Kim Ki-duk he manages to explain a lot with his images. I'd say Wim is a director who could "write with images".

    In 'Wings of Desire' Bruno Ganz and Otto Sander star as angels Damiel and Cassiel who, invisible to humanity, peer down on a Berlin divided between East and West. Ganz eventually spurred on by his…

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  • The Devil All the Time

    The Devil All the Time

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    57/100

    The overuse of narration, hurried resolutions and insistence of binding the characters together drowns the ambiguity and thickness of what could have been a complex study of Characters with twisted morales, misplaced faith, unhinged psyche.

    The characters were simply black or white with no other shades whatsoever and that makes this 138 minutes long film dull & uninteresting which is more interested in showing consequences than building up to it. Almost every actor gave good performance and tried to save…

  • Peninsula

    Peninsula

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    25/100

    How to fuck up the reputation of the original with a shitty sequel....! 101

    How to kill a potential franchise..! 101

    How to not make a film ..! lesson 001

    Why not make a sequel just for the sake of it..! lesson 001

    Oh boy, my socks stink less than this. 🌚