Tag Archives: 2000s

It’s all about love (2002)

– Apparently it’s the heart. »The lovers met…«, the brother said, never completing the sentence. – I don’t want to fly. I am not an angel. A peculiar, suggestive, ominous combination of relationship drama and thriller, set in a very … Continue reading

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Repeatedly fired from work, failing at school, estranged from his love interest, with no real friends, and somehow losing his spider-sense – the first hour delightfully digs into Peter Parker’s mounting troubles. The turning-point is equally well handled, with the disappearance – and … Continue reading

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Superman returns  (2006)

– The world doesn’t need a saviour. Neither do I. Question is, do we? This movie really takes its time. Religiously tinted father and son intro, long and boring title sequence, gothic second intro – plus a third intro about … Continue reading

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Cloud cover (2000)

Naive and profound symbolism executed in a charmingly wiggly style. Touching and very stylish in a primitive way. Maybe in my book of doing the best with what you’ve got.

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A history of violence (2005)

– Another great night in the life of a fool. Two numb men on the road. – There were monsters. An intrusion into small town family life. Does something hide in the shadows? – What if you’re right? – Then … Continue reading

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A number (2008)

It is, unfortunately, too obvious that this is a tv movie based on a minimalist stage play. Slow tempo, largely uninteresting cinematography, too much talk – and often far from convincing talk at that. Interesting cloning concept with a lot … Continue reading

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Dreamer (2005)

Charming and emotional modern-day fairytale about horse racing, family ties, perseverance, and the pursuit of dreams. Formula-driven, though very effectively so. Not in my book of feelgood, however.

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