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  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

    ★★★★

  • Weathering with You

    ★★★

  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

    ★★★★

  • Cowboy Bebop

    ★★★★½

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

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    Today: Top Gun: Maverick

    „Just like Cruise himself Maverick has to accept that he's getting old, but just like Maverick Cruise doesn't even think about it… .”
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, Top Gun: Maverick started a few weeks ago in theaters 36 years after the first one. And Tom Cruise is definitely back! The opening weekend had the highest-grossing debut of his entire career and by now has made more money than…

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★½

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    Today: Obi-Wan Kenobi

    „Andrei Tarkovsky was right: Nostalgia is a disease!“
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hello there everybody, when Leia sees Obi-Wan and Lola at the end of Episode 6 and runs to Lola instead of Obi Wan, it's a perfect metaphor for the series itself: Obi-Wan isn't the protagonist in his own show most of the time, and apparently doesn't even have the same value as a toy droid. Leia and the show…

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  • Hot Shots!

    Hot Shots!

    ★★★★

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    Today: Hot Shots!

    „Dead Meat had figured everything out - the global warming, the JFK assassination - and he survived even a horrible crash, incompetent dangerous drivers… but the American healthcare system finished him off… .“
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, the whole world is talking about handmade action, daring stunts and tough strapping lads full of testosterone and need for speed. But what about the other guys, not The Other Guys but…

  • Eiffel

    Eiffel

    ★★

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    Today: Eiffel

    Read the detailed German version here

    „Boring, sloppy sentimentalities, strikingly in the city of love.”
    (The Two Cineasts)

    Hi everybody, The English patient, Titanic, there are numerous examples where a biography or historical event cannot do without an added romance. On the one hand, director Bourboulon wants to portray a highly significant event of the nation in a fitting manner, on the other hand, the love story is not built in…

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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"