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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

T2: Trainspotting

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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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

Ex Drummer

Ex Drummer: sex, drugs and rock n’ roll

Imagine Dumb & Dumber in the universe of Trainspotting. This could be the tagline of the raw Belgian movie based on the novel Ex Drummer by Herman Brusselmans, whose sarcastic dialogues are conserved in the film. Director Koen Mortier displays the differences between the sophisticated life of a

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The Karate Kid or Rocky for teenagers

In 1984 John G. Avildsen, the director of Rocky gave us The Karate Kid. This teenage drama about a young boy’s road to success in the world of martial arts reminds us of the Sylvester Stallone classic by the same director that was released almost a

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La Piel Que Habito or The Skin I Live In

What do you do when your wife commits suicide and a junk harasses your daughter? That is the question Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar asks the surgeon Robert Ledgard in the dramatic thriller La Piel Que Habito. The shocking drama of a psychotic surgeon won a BAFTA