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  • The Avengers

    ★★★★★

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    ★★★½

  • Mother Joan of the Angels

    ★★★★

  • No End

    ★★★½

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  • It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    ★★★★★

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    Today: It’s a Wonderful Life

    "It's a Wonderful Life" deserves the title "Moving Pictures!"
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, it’s the most beautiful time of the year, most families come together and celebrate Christmas and the movie geeks all around the world doing the same thing: every year we celebrate Christmas with all time classics like „Home alone“, „Die Hard“ or „Polar Express“ and this year we want to do at least one…

  • Klaus

    Klaus

    ★★★★½

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    Today: Klaus

    "A true selfless act always sparks another."
    (J.K. Simmons as Klaus)

    Hi everybody, after how many years can you say that something has developed into a ritual? Certainly not in the second, nevertheless "Klaus" sweetens my pre-christmas season again, after its release last in 2019 and I know for sure that it won't be the last time. Last year I thought this heartwarming tale had the potential to become a part…

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  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★★½

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    Today: All Quiet on the Western Front

    „1917 - minus the one-shot.“
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, I was very afraid to watch the remake after every single review I heard by this time let me know beforehand that All Quiet on the Western Front had the violent spectacle of Saving Private Ryan, the beautiful dreamy nature shots (despite the grim topic) of The Thin Red Line and the atmospheric burden on our…

  • Das Boot

    Das Boot

    ★★★★★

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    Today: Das Boot

    Thank you Wolfgang Petersen!

    Hi everybody, it’s been a while since one of us saw the spectacular film and I honestly remembered it very differently. We must admit it’s the first time we saw this Tv-Mini series version of Wolfgang Petersen’s acclaimed original cinematic film. It was released 4 years after the cinematic release in six parts for German television and it’s just a perfect example for movies that get…

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    "When I first was writing the script I thought it was about loneliness. What I learned while writing the script is this was about a man who suffered from the pathology of loneliness, he wasn't only by nature he was lonely as a defense mechanism and he reinforced his own loneliness by his own behavior and the pathology grew until it became malignant and violent."
    (Screenwriter Paul Schrader)


    AN INDIVIDUALS FIGHT AGAINST LONELINESS - SCORSESE'S DARK MASTERPIECE OF URBAN ALIENATION IS DISTURBING, POWERFUL, AND REMAINS RELEVANT

  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    ★★★★★

    "I swore I would never be involved in a picture with this much violence in it. But the more I read it and the more I came to understand the purpose of the film, the more fascinated I became."
    (Gene Hackman)


    BLURRING THE LINES BETWEEN HEROISM AND VILLAINY, "UNFORGIVEN" SHATTERS THE MYTH OF "THE OLD WEST"