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  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Death on the Nile
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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  • The Sucker

    ★★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★

  • Appointment with Death

    ★★★½

  • Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel

    ★★★★

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★

    I had a great time watching this non-Marvel multiverse film. Michelle Yeoh is excellent in this film as well and, as pointed out by several others, it's a pleasure to watch Ke Huy Quan back on the big screen. In addition: don't you just love Jamie Lee Curtis?

    Everything Everywhere All at Once seems a bit too much for just one film and it probably is. Yet, the chaotic imagery turns out to be an idiosyncratic way to address an…

  • Appointment with Death

    Appointment with Death

    ★★★½

    This film adaptation of a book by Agatha Christie about Hercule Poirot, with Peter Ustinov in the lead role, is a lot less good than the earlier Poirot films from the 70s and 80s. Even though there are big names involved, the acting is a bit forced here and there - especially in the smaller roles. If you take a very strict look at this movie, you could give it a maximum of three stars - or less. That would…

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  • Black Book

    Black Book

    ★★★★

    Paul Verhoeven grew up during the Second World War in The Hague, which was bombed on 3 March 1945. "I will not be able to release myself from the war," Verhoeven said in 2008 to Elsevier Magazine about the influence of the war on his later life and films, in which violence regularly predominates. "As a child I saw the bombing, dead people lying on the street. These are penetrating memories. That determines your world view. It is therefore no…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★★

    Once upon a time when I was fourteen going on fifteen, my dad took me to Antwerp, Belgium. It took us 2.5 hours to get there. We visited Antwerp before. but my mum was always there as well. This time, it was a guy's trip. I hoped we went to visit the Zoo again, but instead we walked to an old cinema with just one room. The cinema is gone by now, but the memory is still alive: it was…