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  • Leave No Trace

    Leave No Trace

    ★★★★★

    A story about conflict, but without heroes or villains. Manages to create tension from the viewers expectations, rather than from sensationalism. Makes it harder for itself and at the same time so much more interesting.

    "Show don't tell" as film critique is cliché, but this is a movie that underlines why adhering to this rule makes for fantastic cinema experiences. Very detailed, without taking from the story elements.

    Lastly the acting is fantastic. It's mostly Ben Foster and Thomasin McKenzie…

  • Moneyball

    Moneyball

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Sexing up baseball with excel.

    Good: Jonah Hill everything but specifically doing the victory grab when they traded some guy for some guy, young actor playing Brad Pitt, old actor being Brad Pitt, Kerris Dorsey covering "The Show", Crisp Rat always surprising me as the Scott Hatteberg, that the A's didn't win any trophies, the photo, Aaron Sorkins script...in short this movie is perfect.

    Less good: That it's not one hour longer. Could and should have been a HBO/BBC-miniseries.

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  • Three Days of the Condor

    Three Days of the Condor

    ★★★★

    Good: The low key approach to spy-stuff. The details surrounding the de-coders in the first part is fantastic. Redford is just pure star power in every way.

    Bad: The sex scene in particular and a lot of the Dunaway/Redford scenes in general are pretty cringey.

  • American Graffiti

    American Graffiti

    ★★★

    Good: The music, the cars, charming actors. The Toad-side story.

    Bad: A lot of "bad" acting, due to George Lucas lackluster directing.

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  • Dragged Across Concrete

    Dragged Across Concrete

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Boring, bad and the worst kind of slow.

    Good: Saw this at the "Surprise" screening at the 2018 Stockholm International Film Festival and suspected it to be an Uwe Boll movie. When the credits proved me wrong I felt kind of sad, as i hoped Boll was the only "provocature" left making this kind of tripe with a cinema audience in mind. That's the only true emotion this movie provoked from me...

    Bad: ...and this movie has a scene where…

  • The Rock

    The Rock

    ★★★★½

    High octane Cage & suave Connery forming possibly worst haircut-duo ever. Classic unintended Bay-racism & big booms.