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  • Point of No Return

    Point of No Return

    ★★★

    Point of No Return AKA The Assassin (1993)
    USA colour 102m.
    Directed by John Badham.

    Cast: Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Dermot Mulroney, Anne Bancroft, Miguel Ferrer and Harvey Keitel.

    This is an american remake of the french film NIKITA (1990), directed by Luc Besson. I guess both films has about the same things going for them and that they share same shortcomings. This film share some intrigue details with John Badham's earlier STAKEOUT (1987), which is a much better film…

  • Rumble

    Rumble

    ★★★★★

    RUMBLE (2002) Finland colour 56m.
    Directed by Jani Volanen.

    Rewatched twice in a row 2019-08-20.

    STILL the best ROAD MOVIE I have ever watched.

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  • The Thing from Another World

    The Thing from Another World

    ★★★★

    KEEP WATCHING THE SKIES!

    Rewatch 2016-07-21.

    The last time I watched this, several years ago, I thought it was a nice OLD horror story; entertaining but obviously old-looking.

    This time I was really surprised how well-paced, interesting and fast-flowing it felt. It works very well in 2016 as well as it must have done in 1951.
    WHAT A JOYFUL WATCH it is even now!

    Credited directors are Christian Nyby and Howard Hawks.
    Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan have top billing.…

  • The Seven Deadly Sins

    The Seven Deadly Sins

    ★★★★

    This is the "portmanteau" film that is most even of those I have watched. Every segment features excellent actors, and are surprising and BIZARRE in some way!

    I think that I had most pleasure from watching ANGER, GLUTTONY & LECHERY, but all were very worthwhile, and also of the kind you want to re-watch.

    Segment four (LECHERY) is available separately in a Jacques Demy-box from Criterion, and segment seven (GREED) is in the bonus materials on the EUREKA Masters of Cinema…