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Microbe and Gasoline

1 week, 6 days ago
The Other Side of the Wind

1 week, 6 days ago

A good movie

“Since I have always been a big fan of Orson Welles, I was really eager to check his famous last directing effort which was finally released more than 30 years after his death. First of all, even though Netflix has been criticised for putting their money in some really dubious projects just to fill i” read more

1 week, 6 days ago
La Strada
Notes: I have seen this movie a very long time ago but I was very impressed and I never have forgot it. To be honest, even though I have watched many other movies directed by Fellini, very often, it didn’t really connect with them, even some massive classics like ‘La Dolce Vita’ and ‘8 ½’. I mean, I did like them and I could see why they were considered masterpieces but they simply didn’t really blow me away. This movie was an exception though and it remains my favorite one from this director. Indeed, with this movie, you still had the poetic side of Fellini but this feature was also pretty realistic and I just loved this combination. I was also really impressed by Giulietta Masina. I mean, Anthony Quinn was really good as well but Masina really stole the show portraying some kind of female Charles Chaplin character. Anyway, even though it is more than 60 years old, it remains a great classic.
2 weeks ago
johanlefourbe added 1 item to My Queue list
The Cut

2 weeks ago
Ocean

2 weeks ago
johanlefourbe added 1 item to My Queue list
Beetlejuice

2 weeks ago
The Disappointments Room                                  (2016)

2 weeks, 1 day ago
Don

2 weeks, 1 day ago
A Star Is Born
Notes: Apparently, it is a very popular story and they have made already 4 different versions with the latest one coming out in 2018 directed by Bradley Cooper and starring Lady Gaga. In fact, this latest version actually turned out to be a big critical and commercial success. Even though we are only talking about the official versions, they are also so many movies following the same template such as the infamous 'Showgirls'. Anyway, back to the movie itself, I know it is a beloved classic and, indeed, it was quite entertaining but I honestly didn't care much about the whole thing. I don't know, like I said before, it is a very old standard story and maybe I have seen some similar tales too often before. I have to admit it though, Judy Garland was pretty good but, in fact, I was more interested in James Mason who is such a fine actor and eventually, I would rather have had the movie focusing on him. Anyway, it is and remains a classic, a very well made musical with an ageless story so it is definitely worth a look.
2 weeks, 1 day ago
johanlefourbe added 1 item to My Queue list
Ride Along                                  (2014)

2 weeks, 1 day ago
xXx: Return of Xander Cage

2 weeks, 1 day ago
xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Notes: Well, I have to admit that I really enjoyed the first action scene and, for a while, I thought the damned thing might turn out to be a nice surprise after all. On top of that, Xander Cage is so much more fun and entertaining than Dominique Toretto's who is such a bore. Unfortunately, after this cool come-back scene with the main character, I was amazed by how long it took them to bring up another neat action scene like that. Basically, most of the movie was filled with some seriously boring scenes when the characters had the most tedious conversations. Another issue was also the number of characters involved. Indeed, while 'xXx' was basically a one-man show, this time around, there was about a dozen of characters involved which made the whole thing looked like a mix of 'The Fast and The Furious' with 'The Expendables'. As a result, instead of getting some badass action scenes, they gave us some endless interactions between all these characters which was just not really entertaining at all.
2 weeks, 1 day ago
xXx: Return of Xander Cage

2 weeks, 1 day ago

An average movie

“I wasn't expecting much from this flick but since it was available on Netflix, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, I have to admit that I really enjoyed the first action scene and, for a while, I thought the damned thing might turn out to be a nice surprise after all. On top of that, Xande” read more

2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Pitch Perfect 2                                  (2015)
Pitch Perfect                                  (2012)

2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nancy Drew
 Nancy Drew 5/10
2 weeks, 2 days ago

An average movie

“To be honest, I didn't expect much from this sequel but, somehow, I still ended up watching this movie. Well, I didn't care much for the damned thing, even if I did enjoy it slightly more than its predecessor but I think it mostly had to do with the fact that I had such low expectations this time ar” read more

2 weeks, 2 days ago
johanlefourbe added 2 items to My Queue list
Don
Don

2 weeks, 2 days ago

An average movie

“I wasn't really sure what to expect from this flick but since it has a decent reputation and since it was available on Netflix, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, it turned out to be a decent minimalist cat-and-mouse horror flick but, to be honest, I didn't really blow me away. I mean, th” read more

2 weeks, 2 days ago
johanlefourbe added 2 items to My Queue list
Our Brand Is Crisis
Focus                                  (2015)

2 weeks, 4 days ago
Wonder Woman

2 weeks, 4 days ago
johanlefourbe added 2 items to My Queue list
Bird Box
The Other Side of the Wind

2 weeks, 4 days ago
Rear Window (1954)
Notes: To be honest, even though I thoroughly enjoyed this movie, I must admit it, I was actually slightly disappointing. The point is that I wanted to watch this movie for so long and so badly that I had some massive expectations and I’m afraid it didn’t really fulfill those expectations. I mean, it is a very good thriller, no doubt about it, developing some interesting ideas around the fact we are all some peeping toms, especially us, the movie watchers. I also enjoyed the fact that the main character was pretty much an arrogant douchebag who can’t even be satisfied when the lovely Grace Kelly tells him that she loves him and wants to take care of him until the day he dies. The ending was also terrific and those last 10 minutes were completely nail-biting. Still, that’s the main issue, except for those last 10 minutes, there were a lot of unnecessary scenes distracting us from the obsessive behavior of the main character and the whole thing took forever to finally take off. Still, these were some minor flaws and even though it might not be the amazing masterpiece I was expecting, it remains an amazing thriller.
2 weeks, 4 days ago
johanlefourbe added 1 item to My Queue list
The Running Man (1987)

2 weeks, 4 days ago
Ocean

2 weeks, 4 days ago
Ocean
Notes: Did we really need another sequel/spinoff from 'Ocean's Eleven'? Probably not but, at least, it was pretty neat that they came up this time with an all new female crew. Unfortunately, the damned thing still turned out to be terribly disappointing, I'm afraid. First of all, even if the cast was nice, I was still missing some other big names like Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon or Sigourney Weaver. To make things worse, the directing was terribly bland. Eventually, it's only after watching this movie that I understood how important was Steven Soderbergh for the success of the first installment. Indeed, it was full of energy, fun and witty and this new installment terribly missed all this. Another issue was that the story was rather boring and even the actual heist was disappointing. Seriously, I never had the feeling that I was watching some seasoned con artists and it felt more watching some girls playing thiefs.
2 weeks, 4 days ago
johanlefourbe posted a review of Ocean's Eight

An average movie

“Did we really need another sequel/spinoff from 'Ocean's Eleven'? Probably not but, at least, it was pretty neat that they came up this time with an all new female crew. Unfortunately, the damned thing still turned out to be terribly disappointing, I'm afraid. First of all, even if the cast was nice,” read more

2 weeks, 4 days ago