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Movie review: Control (Kontroll, 2003) directed by Nimrod Antal

Product info: Bulcsú (Sándor Csányi) is a metro ticket inspector working in the underground transit system in Budapest. His job consists of ensuring commuters have paid to ride the train. Simple? Not really. Try to explain an idea of paying … Continue reading

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Movie review: Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) by Jim Jarmusch

Product info: Married for centuries and now living half a world apart for reason or reasons unknown, two vampires wake as the sun goes down. Adam (Tom Hiddleston) sits holding a lute in his cluttered Detroit Victorian, as Eve (Tilda Swinton) wakes up … Continue reading

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Movie review: Maman A Tort (Trainee Day) (2016) directed by Marc Fitoussi

Product info:  Anouk (Jeanne Jestin), a Parisian fourteen-year-old ninth grader, has to spend an obligatory week as a trainee in a company of her choice. Her papa was supposed to secure her a placement at a TV channel, a very … Continue reading

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Movie review: Spa Night (2016) directed by Andrew Ahn

Product info: An immigrant saga and a coming-of-age story which main hero, David (Joe Seo), an American teenager of Korean origin, is going through a difficult period. His parents’ restaurant had to be closed because his father can no longer … Continue reading

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Movie review: Deadpool (2016) directed by Tim Miller

Product info: Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when he finds out he has a cancer. His only hope is an evil scientist Ajax (Ed … Continue reading

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Movie review: Anon (2018) directed by Andrew Niccol

Product info: An unspecified English-speaking country in an unspecified future. A police detective called Sal Frieland (Clive Owen) has to find a serial murderer who is also an exceptionally good hacker and, most probably, a woman. She (Amanda Seyfried) can … Continue reading

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Movie review: Copacabana (2010) directed by Marc Fitoussi

Product info: Babou (Isabelle Huppert), a single hippie mother, has been leading a frivolous, careless life, changing men, jobs, and countries as often as she could. However, after some time she discovers that her only child, Esmeralda (Lolita Chammah), now … Continue reading

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Movie review: You Were Never Really Here (2018) directed by Lynne Ramsay

Product info: It is a movie adapted from a Jonathan Ames novella and it features Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), a horribly messed- up individual. As a combat veteran and former FBI agent with post-traumatic stress disorder he pops pills constantly. Pills are expensive so he earns … Continue reading

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Movie review: Moana (2016) by Ron Clements, John Musker

Product info: The seas are calling. More specifically, they call to a girl named Moana. Nonsense, you say? Well, her father, Chief Tu, would agree with you. His strictest rule forbids anyone—especially his daughter—from sailing beyond their island’s Motunui surrounding reef. … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Nile Hilton Incident directed by Tarik Saleh

Product info: A police officer in Cairo investigates the murder of a famous club singer at the Nile Hilton Hotel. What initially seems to be a crime of passion turns into something that concerns the power elite of Egypt. My … Continue reading

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