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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★★

    Recommended by anders for Secret Cinema

    Oh, what a film!
    Incredibly well written, beautifully shot and with great performances by everyone. Alex Garland got me again. He tackles the philosophical side of science fiction like no other in these days.
    I think that the questions about AI ethics are some of the most interesting to talk about.
    When does AI count as alive? What is conscious? At which point is an AI responsible for their actions? And so on...
    There…

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    ★★½

    Here we are, finally, with the first film of the beautiful WE LOVE THE CAGE! challenge. And we're starting with probably the tamest one on my list.

    It kinda has a National Treasure vibe for me (probably because of Jon Turteltaub), but it isn't as good. It was definitely on TV as much as the National Treasure films and I pretty much liked it as a kid, but now it feels a bit lifeless and bland. The script focuses on…

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  • The Black Cauldron

    The Black Cauldron

    ★★½

    At least they tried...
    The black cauldron is one of those films I know, I've seen before, but just don't know what it's about. So I took the time and rewatched it.
    And I kinda like it, kinda hate it.
    The aesthetic is cool, the dark stuff, the metal shit. It's for sure darker than most Disney films and I like the idea of High fantasy animation, but it's just so shallow behind the creepy and dark images. The dialogue…

  • Aladdin

    Aladdin

    ★★★★

    Oh wow, it's been a long time since I last watched it. I don't even know why, because I like Aladdin a lot. Robin Williams is incredible, Jafar is a great villain and Aladdin is a good and likable character. It's a completely round film.

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  • Victoria

    Victoria

    ★★★★½

    Recommended for Secret Cinema
    What a film! I loved it. The characters, the chaos, the feeling of being in the middle of the action.
    It's certainly not a perfect film, the story is pretty basic and I would have loved a bit more background to Victoria. I mean, her struggling life is indicated with her brushing her teeth in the cafe and the whole piano story, but I'm not quite sure if this and the love at first sight part…

  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★

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    No country for old men is a marvelous film. Not only because of the shots, the colors or something like that but beautiful in its storytelling. It's subtle and even the - in its core - basic story of a cat and mouse game is more interesting than a lot of films. I love the nuances of irony and sarcasm in the dialogue and in the story itself, the way Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Tommy…