I’m Your Man

Science Fiction, Comedy, Romance

Alma is a scientist at Berlin’s famous Pergamon Museum. In order to obtain research funds for her studies, she accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment. For three weeks, she must live with a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence designed to allow it to morph into that of her ideal life partner. Enter Tom, a machine in human form, created to make her happy.

I blame myself for postponing to watch this movie. It has strong competitors like Ex Machina, not too much of a budget, and yet exceeded all the expectations. Acting is…
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Don’t Look Up

Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction

Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn humankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

One of these times when I have to give credit to the Hollywood for the good looking big budget films. I've been missing these in the pandemic and as a…
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The Kid Detective

Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first ‘adult’ case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

Original, easy going and never dumb. The best movie I've seen during the pandemic.
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Uncut Gems

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Crime, Thriller, Drama, Comedy

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

I’ve never imagined liking a movie with Sandler this much. One of the best movies in years. The whole script is based on one man’s suddenly collapsing life, and executed…
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The Trouble with You

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Comedy, Drama, Romance, Crime

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.

Not just a dramatic comedy, this is art. I loved every piece of it. It’s bizarre, entertaining, at times sad. There’s a mix of genres which blends very well here.…
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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Comedy, Drama, Western

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Love the format of this one. The quality of the stories varies from good to perfection, but once the end credits start to roll, you get a one big picture…
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The Favourite

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Drama, History, Comedy

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen’s favourite.

A very successful mix of Lanthimos’ earlier works and Hollywood’s movies. That’s why it got mass appeal and recognition. And it isn’t necessarily bad for the quality of this film.…
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I Am Not Madame Bovary

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Comedy, Drama

Li Xuelian, a woman from the countryside is falsely accused by her husband of having an affair. To defend herself, Li moves from her small town to the big city until she reached the capital.

The first minutes felt ambiguous. Good cinematography and interesting concept, but the jokes a bit cheesy. These and the runtime are the only concerns, because other than that this movie…
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All The Days Before Tomorrow

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Comedy, Drama, Romance

Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.

Another great success in this genre. The movie is calm, filled with strong character study and spiced up with some tasty surreal shots. Young actors fit and did their job…
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The Lobster

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Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

You might even want to turn this off and watch some action. It starts weird, pretentious and slow. Just like Swiss Army Man, which is another level of pretentiousness, which…
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