3.7Nice little gem

Trumbo

On my journey to the perfect pre-Oscar score (i.e. intending to watch every darn nominated movie in the race), I came across this hidden little Bryan Cranston show. Generally speaking, I did truly enjoy this f... Read More...
3.0Nice little romance

Brooklyn

NOTE: This review was in my draft folder for quite some time... After all "stress" from trying to finish all the nominated films just in time for the Oscar ceremony 2016 has settled, I now had the time to also... Read More...
4.2Action-Bromance-Returns

The Nice Guys

The moment I saw the trailer - I was already fully sold getting smore of that kind of movie which was the center of my childhood (Lethal Weapon, Red Heat, 48 Hours, The Last Boy Scout - just to name a few). But... Read More...
3.1Messy but ok

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Awaiting Batman vs. Superman was a different kind of excitement for me than the usual. On the one hand, I was thinking: “Really? You are just going to spoil the best superhero franchise installment of all times... Read More...
4.3Power of Journalism

Spotlight

As the Oscar journey continues, it was time for the annual obligatory Boston movie (this year it was even two big productions - but Black Mass was underwhelming, so I am calling out Spotlight to be the Boston m... Read More...
4.2Idris Elba subbed

Beasts of No Nation

As Netflix starts to show studios around the world how TV shows are being done, it seemed to be inevitable that the same thing would occur with movies at some point as well. And Beasts of No Nation is the first... Read More...
4.8Amazing experience

Room

A week has passed since the Oscars and the deserved win for Brie Larson as best female actress - and just now do I get the chance to finally write down my thoughts on Room. First of, this will make my Top 3 ... Read More...
4.6Amazing and fun

The Big Short

I moved to Boston on September 12, 2008 - my first job out of college started three days later on September, 15 2008 - the day when one of the biggest investment firms in the world Lehman Brothers went belly up... Read More...
4.0Tarantino Western

The Hateful Eight

A couple of years since the last Tarantino installment have passed and after he decided that Gawker-Gate was not really worth all the tantrum-throwing, our beloved Quentin went back to work and finished The Hat... Read More...
4.3Touching and beautiful

Carol

As the marathon continues, it was now time for my absolute favorite genre: female love stories. Admittedly, Carol is one of those movies which I would have probably not planned to watch if it wasn’t nominated f... Read More...