Leon Vricciariello

Leon Vricciariello

Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search for our better selves?

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  • Wrath of the Titans

    Wrath of the Titans

    „The most important thing in life will always be family.“ - Dom Toretto

    The main cast has no chemistry, there are non-stop dialogues including words like „brother“, „son“ or „father“ (even though we never get a real feeling how meaningful the family boundaries between the characters are) and a lot of dust, explosions and visual effects.

    Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes try their best to not give in to total shlock performances.
    That is very respectable, considering the amount of nonsensical stuff they have to do and say on screen.

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat

    Christopher Lambert as Lord Raiden is one of the dumbest, yet hilarious casting choices ever.

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  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    ★★★½

    Seit seinem Mitwirken in Filmen wie Der Club der toten Dichter und Good Will Hunting, ist glaube ich jedermann bewusst welche Tiefe Robin Williams seinen Rollen geben konnte, wenn man Ihn denn ließ.
    Oft waren seine Charaktere albern, verspielt aber auch gleichzeitig warmherzig und liebenswert.

    In Insomnia zeigt er sich jedoch derart düster und verabscheuungswürdig, dass man gebannt dabei zusieht wie sich das manische und (scheinbar) aussichtslose Katz-und-Maus-Spiel zwischen seinem Walter Finch und Al Pacinos Will Dormer entfaltet. Jede Szene…

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

    I honestly think I can't say anything about this film that hasn't already been pointed out. So many interpretations and ideas that all make total sense.
    The depiction in reflecting emotional and personal conflicts is genius. Mulholland Drive defines a complete spectrum of "bad" human characteristics which occupy ourselves for our entire life like guilt, shame, self hate, anxiety and mostly jealousy, but also things we desire like love, recognition and intimacy.
    This duality sets up a complete contrast of…