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  • Written by chrissnow on 20.10.2017

    Discreet French romantic comedy.
    Diana (the beautiful Virginie Efira), a lawyer who has been divorced for three years but is a partner with ex husband, receives a phone call from Alexandre (Jean Dujardin) who has found her cell phone. She accepts a sort of appointment in the dark (he looks kind and sympathic) but will discover a small physical defect of Alexandre: he is a short man, only 1.36 m high.
    It's hard to shrink Jean Dujardin, at times it works pretty well as a visual impression, sometimes it's a bit of trouble to figure it out (no tricks are used).
    The film is cute, sometimes smiles, and takes more of a romantic film with Alexandre's physical defect that comes to their love. But love overcomes everything, including prejudices and physical defects.

  • No Emotion — for Equals
    Written by chrissnow on 11.10.2017

    Decent science fiction film.
    We are in the future, in a society where sentiments have been banished (canceled) and human beings (if you can still consider them) live without experiencing emotions.
    But a disease (seen as the plague and treated as such) arouses emotions that are now well-suited; the film focuses on Silas (Nicholas Hoult) who finds himself at the first stage of the disease. He falls in love with Nia (Kristen Stewart), who, unlike him, tries to hide the onset of symptoms.
    Interesting is the idea of ​​treating feelings as a very serious infectious disease, but it is at times as slow as the spectator, like the protagonists, has to adapt to these new and upsetting sensations. At some point it is likely to become a Romeo and Juliet with a couple of quotes and not just that.
    Discreet the finale in which the saying prevails: No one is stronger than love.
    In the rest of the cast to be cited by Guy Pearce as Jonas, the one who introduces Silas into a kind of support group like Anonymous Alcoholics, Jacki Weaver is Bess.

  • Written by chrissnow on 10.10.2017

    Agent K (Ryan Gosling) is a replicant of the latest generation used to hunt the old rebel Nexus replicants. The discovery of a box buried under a tree near the farm of his last job will lead him to an investigation that will affect his future and the thoughts of his condition.
    The film retains the atmospheres and doubts of the original with a host of great new characters; we find replicants that begin to have a conscience and are hard to distinguish from human beings.
    To mention K's virtual companion, a gorgeous Joi (Ana de Armas seen in the recent Overdrive) that will fall in love with the male audience; the founder of Wallace Industries (the company that produces the latest generation replicants) Neander Wallace (Jared Leto) with the help of the right arm Luv (Sylvia Hoeks in "The Best Offer") is ambitious.
    K will meet Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) to try to clarify some of the details that emerged during his investigations.
    The only defect in the film is its slowness, occasionally the rhythm slows down abruptly (maybe a little too) as if it should reflect on the condition of the replicants.
    In the rest of the cast to be cited by Robin Wright as Lieutenant Joshi, K Head; Dave Bautista ("The Guardians of the Galaxy") is Sapper Morton, the Nexus replicant that starts the entire movie.

  • Written by blublublu on 07.10.2017

    A fucked up nihilistic greasy runaway on the dark side of the psyche: a bullshit artist movie with bullshit artists actors. If you don't like grease, what the f*ck scenarii, grease, killers, grease, insults, grease, rat-headed penises, grease, dancing, grease, disco, grease, and most of all ultra absurd humor, don't look at this. and oooooooh by the way: "what are these chips made from?"
    Please suit your sexiest disco pink jacket and listen to disco music during 3 days at least before looking at this alien sh*tstorm movie.
    Credibility accured by Sundance festival: the greasy strangler is the "sundance most what the f*ck movie of 2016"

  • Written by chrissnow on 06.10.2017

    Interesting horror that also had good critical reviews.
    The prologue in which a terrified girl escapes from a mysterious individual can not be seen; the girl does not do fine.
    After this introduction, action and attention shifted to Jay (Maika Monroe, also seen in Independence Day), a normal girl from the province who comes out with her boyfriend. The two, after they left the movie where the boy was terrified of something, have a sexual relationship; after which he narcoses Jay, binds it to a chair, and tells her that he has sent a kind of curse to her. He is persecuted by an evil entity who follows him everywhere and the only way to free it is to have sex with another person.
    After these facts, one would expect the film to end in trivial sexual relations instead the film keeps on a good level of tension without too much jolting in the chair but with the attention always denying to Jay and the spectator. Sex is left in the background (for example, when Jay finds two bathers on a beach) and the spectator, like Jay, tends to look thick behind. Interesting is the final idea of ​​Jay's friend.
    The film does not give too much explanation of the origin of "thing", letting the mystery give more tension to the vision; perhaps it will be deepened in a possible sequel, which saw the success of the film could become possible. With my only certainty that at the present time I would have very little chance of being prey to this "curse."

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