Category Archives: Films

Film Review: “Nebraska”

If only film studios would realize that with the budget for one science fiction or vampire film they could produce 10 road movies, I would go to the cinema more often. When I saw the trailer for Nebraska, I was … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (9) Army Recruitment

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Film Review: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

There are spy stories which have become better by being turned into movies (Ian Fleming’s James Bond being the prime example) and there are those whose writers never should have given permission for their stories to be put on the screen. Tom Rob Smith’s Child … Continue reading

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Trailer for “The Hateful Eight”

Thanks to Quentin Tarantino for reviving the Western, my most favorite movie genre. While you’re waiting for The Hateful Eight – and what a fitting Christmas film this is -, enjoy Django Unchained.

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Easily Confused (50) Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber 1: Dumb and Dumber 2: Dumb and Dumber 3: Ok, that’s unfair to some of these gentlemen. But you will see what I mean when you will watch the debate tonight. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook … Continue reading

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Who invented Parkour?

There are these two Frenchmen, Raymond and his son David Belle, who go around and claim that they invented Parkour running. In reality, the sport had already been invented by Arnim Dahl in Germany in the 1930s. Here is some … Continue reading

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James Bond: Pierce Brosnan vs Daniel Craig

The argument about who is the best James Bond is rather moot because no actor could work forever. Also, times have changed since 1962 (when Dr No was released) and it’s unfair to blame Roger Moore now for his clothing … Continue reading

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