Tag Archives: 2010s

Extinguished (2017)

Hearts on fire – literally! And despite some setbacks, true love conquers in the end, of course. Nice and heart-warming (!) entertainment, but without that extra something. Not in my book of hot air.

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The good time girls (2017)

Nice idea and convincing production, but this short feminist western is ultimately a little too conventional to fully develop into something really significant. Higher score for execution, lower for originality. Not in my book of female revenge.

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In a heartbeat (2017)

Literally heartbreaking! A short feelgood movie about hidden love wanting to burst out of its confinement. Very cute, reasonably brave, a little lightweight. Not in my book of coming out.

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Alarm (2012)

Extreme sleepiness calls for extreme amounts of alarm clocks. But why does the guy climb his door to get the milk? The 3D animation is sometimes a little stiff and simple judged by today’s increasing standards, but all in all … Continue reading

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Wire cutters (2014)

Cooperation and greed play important parts as a couple of lovable mining robots toil away in some kind of barren landscape. Top notch execution, a trifle facile story. Not in my book of power. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-d-qHH9IPo

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Le clitoris (2016)

Funny, intelligent, and pedagogic visualization of a sensitive topic: »the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure«. Well conceived and executed in a charmingly uncomplicated manner. Three minutes of tender joy. Probably in my book of lovable didactic … Continue reading

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End of watch (2012)

The disproportionate amount of small talk in the police car builds character and sympathy. Otherwise, this is strangely void of build up, development, and story arc – with an ending so overly lame and expected that it almost felt surprising. … Continue reading

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