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  • Life, Animated

    Life, Animated


    An engaging, amusing and refreshing documentary with emphasis on the right things, told through a unique perspective and a rich set of main ideas.

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


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

    I'm feeling partial about this movie.. It's very well made and full of fun, amusing, surprising moments as well as deep, philosophical ones, beautifully tied together in a bundle around the wild western theme. With that said, some of the stories felt rather unfinished, some of them even, I dare say, kind of pointless.

    I will now elaborate on each of the stories.

    1) The Ballad of Buster Scruggs - A very sweet and lovely introduction to the wild west…

  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2


    Great animation, family fun, good characters, interesting family drama (even though Bob is extremely irritating when he's jealous of Helen's success).. The movie is predictable tho. I watched Scooby Doo, I knew who the villain is 30 minutes in. I guess I expected better but I wasn't disappointed.

  • Synonyms



    A well-made movie about a really confused, unrelatable guy.. A lot of unexplained agony and wrath kind of threw me off but the film is directed with a lot of thought and has brilliant, strong poetic moments in it. At the end of the day, though, it's a coming-of-age movie about a guy making all of the most stupid mistakes in a foreign country. Not entirely refreshing, but still thought provoking and unique.

  • The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense


    Not knowing anything about this film (only the "I see dead people" part), I was totally taken by storm seeing this for the first time at 20 years of age. Nothing about this feels redundant to me. It is built kind of like a "Tales of the Unexpected" short but that's not a bad thing and I feel like the main actors (especially teeny little Osment) are pretty magnificent.

  • Aquaman



    I was invited to see this movie for a first date. I don't love superhero movies cuz they're always the same but I went with it anyway. For the first half of the movie I was counting superhero movie clichés in my head but in the end of the film I was already engaged in the story and impressed by the visual effects. Momoa was a great lead actor, perfect for the new "funny" type of hero. It wasn't entirely original but it did the job. And I had a great date!

  • Wonder



    Us people have a tendency of wanting to punch a thing as cute as "Wonder" in the face, but the truth is there's absolutely no reason to poop this party. Yes, every character is a relatable sob story and the whole thing is very American, but my eyes were wet for the majority of the film and the whole thing was weaved together very expertly. The lead actors did a wonderful job, no exception. Julia Roberts & Owen Wilson made a…

  • The Kindergarten Teacher

    The Kindergarten Teacher


    I saw the original version before seeing the remake @ Haifa 34th International Film Festival. I like this version much better. Gyllenhaal plays a relatable character with a clear set of values and passions, and a fair share of disadvantages as well. The progress her character makes is fascinating even when you (supposedly) know how everything is going to end.