Toy Story

Movies, Phantasy

Toy Story

No Comments 25 July 2013

I only discovered Pixar films when Finding Nemo came out in 2003. Now I have finally had a chance to see Pixar’s first full-feature film, Toy Story.

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A Good Day to Die Hard

Movies, Drama, Phantasy

A Good Day to Die Hard

No Comments 3 July 2013

Maybe a decade ago I stumbled into a Die Hardfilm on the road somewhere. I wanted to wind down in a hotel room. The action flik that I never wanted to see in a cinema was much better than I anticipated.  This sequel A Good Day to Die Hardis just plain old stupid.

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Jack Reacher, A Perfect Plan (Un Plan Parfait), This is 40

Movies, Comedy, Drama

Jack Reacher, A Perfect Plan (Un Plan Parfait), This is 40

No Comments 25 June 2013

Remember the days when everyone in the airplane has to see the same movie. All new planes have personalized entertainment unit, which makes it difficult for movie fans to sleep during a flight. I am getting better at turning of the little screen! Because I had seen many of the new films on offer, I sampled three lesser-known films on recent flights.

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Life is not for Wimps (Das Leben ist nichts für Feiglinge)

Movies, Drama

Life is not for Wimps (Das Leben ist nichts für Feiglinge)

No Comments 23 June 2013

How much misfortunate do you need before you feel like life is just too hard and you rather be dead. Many years ago I had stomach flue and I felt so bad that I just wanted to be relieved of my misery. Cowered in bed with excruciating pain, I exclaimed. “God, please let me die.”

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Invictus

Movies, Drama

Invictus

No Comments 25 May 2013

Nelson Mandela’s story from political prisoner to President of South Africa is an amazing story. Invictus tries to show how he used the almost all white South African rugby team to help unify the country by having the majority of black South Africans rout for the national rugby they previously despised because they symbolize their oppressors.

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Django Unchained

Movies, Comedy

Django Unchained

No Comments 8 May 2013

The first and last Tarantino film that I saw was Pulp Fiction. There was a deeply sadistic streak in his movie making that revolted me. I found his glorification of murder deeply troubling.

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Die Wand (The Wall)

Movies, Phantasy

Die Wand (The Wall)

No Comments 4 May 2013

Die Wand wants to reveal the essence of the human conditions. Poets, philosophers and writers of all stripes have been trying for millennia to crystalize for us how to live the good live.  So let’s admit it: just coming close to what the great minds have said about this without plagiarizing every word is a tall feat.

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