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  • The Lion in Winter
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • On Golden Pond

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  • Jackie's Back!

    ★★★

  • Mo' Better Blues

    ★★★½

  • Sister, Sister

    ★★★½

  • The Medusa Touch

    ★★★★

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  • Seven Days in May

    Seven Days in May

    ★★★★

    I wanted to watch this film just because Martin Balsam (1919 – 1996) is in it - balsam is one of those great actors who appear from a background and enable others to shine or making the film even better - like actors like Bruce McGill, Thelma Ritter, Brenda de Banzie and so on. Little did I know about the film itself but those of you who've seen it shouldn't be surprised that I was blasted away by it.

    The…

  • The Lost King

    The Lost King

    ★★★★

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

    I noticed mixed emotions on this film by Stephen Frears, which I can understand if you take Frears' earlier work into account. However, I had a blast. We know how it ends. We don't know how she got there. This films tells us the extraordinary tale of Philippa Langley's quest tyo find the remains of Richard III, the English king who is known as a gruesome, hunchbacked tyrant, partly thanks to Shakespeare's tragedy, were found under a car park in…

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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…