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Grindhouse: Planet Terror and Death Proof

In 2007, cult directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino surprised us with Grindhouse, a double feature film in the tradition of seventies B-movies. The concept of grindhouse movies was usually a subordinate narrative containing plot holes, vicious killers running around with chainsaws whilst hunting scantily

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Dunkirk, history according to Nolan

The loudest movie of 2017 must be Christopher Nolan‘s war drama Dunkirk. Gunshots, V2 bombs and other types of artillery make up a large part of the movie’s soundtrack. The other part is a melodically meagre score by Nolan’s partner in crime, Hans Zimmer who happens to

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RoboCop, the Big Friendly Terminator

Thirty years ago, three years after Jim Cameron‘s The Terminator, another gunslinging cyborg appeared on the silver screen: RoboCop. This masterpiece by Dutch director Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Elle, Turkish Delight) became an instant science fiction classic and remains so three decades later.

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Drive, a nostalgic neo noir nightride

In Drive, an anonymous stunt driver works in a garage by day and roams the streets of L.A. by night. The shy guy offers his services as a getaway driver for holdups and heists. After meeting the girl next door in his Echo Park apartment

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T2 Trainspotting, an acid trip down memory lane

Twenty years after director Danny Boyle introduced us to five Scottish junkies in Trainspotting, Boyle and four out of five guys are back in T2 Trainspotting. Spoiler alert: Tommy died in the first movie which explains his absence in this sequel. The cast and director

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All jokes from Airplane! ranked by funniness

We all love the 1980 comedy Airplane! The disaster movie spoof starring Leslie Nielsen, Peter Graves, Lloyd ‘Father of The Dude’ Bridges and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became an instant classic. The film launched the career of Jim Abrahams who went to direct the Hot Shots and

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Her, a science fiction romcom by Spike Jonze

Her is a romantic science fiction comedy by director Spike Jonze released in 2013 and nominated for 5 Academy Awards and awarded with the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The movie has a very melancholy atmosphere to it and deals with heartbreak and the impersonal communication between people

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12 Years a Slave, Oscar winning biopic

Imagine waking up one day to find yourself in shackles, robbed of your freedom and unable to contact your family and loved ones. This is exactly what happened to Solomon Northup, a black violin player on the advent of the American Civil War. The poor