One Week of Christmas +2: Edward Scissorhands

Last year I wrote about the seven movies I like most during the christmas time. As I was thinking about those film I realized there are two more I completely forgot to mention. The first one is Edward Scissorhands, read about the other in my next post ;)

 

 

The Plot:

This is the fairytale of a young man named Edward. Continue reading

Surprises and Disappointments: Movies of 2014

I was looking forward to many movies this year, especially the book adaption raised my hopes. Some of the films turned out to be pleasant surprises others, well, not so much…

 

Surprises:

Sin City 2: I couldn’t wait to see this one. I’m always a bit careful when it comes to sequels as those are often only for making money. So I went to the cinema with mixed feelings. But even though it wasn’t as awesome as the first Sin City movie, Robert Rodriguez did an amazing job. And I love the soundtrack.

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Surprises and Disappointments: TV Shows I discoverend in 2014

For me 2014 is a year of many discoveries in the TV show sector. I started watching a whole load of shows and here’s my upshot:

 

Surprises:

Orphan Black: This is one of the two show I discovered while I should have been studying. I had seen many pictures on tumblr but no idea what the show would be about when I started with the first episode. After one week I was done with both seasons, I guess that speaks for itself. Love it and can’t wait for season three!

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Movie Mania: Falling Down

Falling Down – a movie from 1993 with Michael Douglas as lead. I guess the younger generation will mainly know this movie because the Foo Fighters used it as model for the video to their song “Walk”.

 

 

The Plot:

William Foster is just an average person. He has a half-way decent job, an ex-wife and a cute little daughter. Everything normal so far. But one day it’s enough. It’s his daughter birthday and he’s caught up in a traffic jam. That’s when he decides not to bear with it any longer, he gets out of his car and deals with everybody who gets in his way.

 

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Movie Mania: Fido

A few weeks ago I read about this movie in a TV magazine. I have absolutely no idea how this zombie comedy managed to escape my notice until now.

 

 

The Plot:

The movie is set in a 1950’s world in which zombies are the latest trend when it comes to servants. But for little Timmy the zombie Fido is more than just a servant, he becomes his friend. Together they have to deal with a few problems.

 

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Movie Mania: Melancholia

This art film by Lars von Trier is already 3 years. Last week I finally found the time to watch this end time movie.

 

 

The Plot:

Justine just got married and is the way to her reception. Throughout the movie it becomes clear that Justine suffers from depression and has a difficult time coping with it. While she struggles a planet named “Melancholia” is about to collide with the earth.

 

The Rating:

This is the first Lars von Trier movie I finished watching. I often heard praise for his films so I decided to give this one a shot. Continue reading