Tagged: Romance

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IO (2019)

Sam, we have to leave this place. Sooner or later you’ll have to.   “IO” will certainly be an orgasmic experience for global environmentalists and defeatists. Supporters of global protest movements about global warming and the destruction of our balanced eco-system will certainly use this film as an example to...

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Let it Snow (2019)

Snow can make a difference! Especially on Christmas Eve. And sometimes it’s not just the eve of Christmas, it’s the eve of everything, of the rest of your life. Christmas. The period everyone is jolly again. Family reunions. A brown-baked turkey with a tasty filling that was squeezed through its...

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Harmony (2018)

Even in love, there’s fear. You can’t have one without the other. Do you know that feeling when you drove with your bike somewhere, look surprised at a road map and realize you don’t have any idea where you were? Or that time when you were looking at the blackboard...

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Life itself (2018)

So, what does that tell us? That the only truly reliable narrator is life itself. But life itself is also a completely unreliable narrator because it is constantly misdirecting and misleading us and taking us on this journey where it is literally impossible to predict where it’s gonna go next....

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Zoe (2018)

There is a fundamental incompatibility. “Zoe” is not just a film about artificial intelligence and the influence it will have on our society. It also shows how artificially our society will be in the future. A world where feelings are reduced to figures and where pharmaceutical concoctions provide a short...

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Submergence (2017)

Our world is firstly about power, it’s only secondly about education. A calm movie from time to time is something I welcome. Not again such a flashy, action-packed hero film where you’ll get nervous because the scenes follow each other in a rapid pace and stroboscopic effects get you a...

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Entanglement (2017)

“You’re riding a girl’s bike! It’s UNISEX!” Initially, I thought I would be presented with yet another rom-com. In retrospect “Entanglement” is a kind of romantic comedy. But in a bizarre way. This felt like an outsider of all romantic comedies. The beginning isn’t exactly a comical theme. But strangely...

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Hampstead (2017)

An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. Genre : Comedy/Romance Country : UK/Belgium Cast : Diane Keaton : Emily Walters Brendan Gleeson : Donald Horner James Norton : Philip Director :...

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The 5th Wave (2016)

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who...

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Brooklyn (2015)

“Would you like to dance? Are you here with that guy? The one who was teaching you to dance? No. So would you dance with me? I’m not sure he taught me anything. Doesn’t matter. The secret is to look as though you know what you’re doing. Ah. I wish...

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Learning to drive (2014)

Wendy, a self-absorbed New York book critic, is shocked to reality by the sudden end of her marriage. Always dependent on her husband for driving, she must now learn to take the wheel on her own. Her instructor Darwan is a Sikh Indian who watches with alarm as his pupil...

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Paper Towns (2015)

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, this is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin...

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Suite Francaise (2014)

France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers...

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The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology,...

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Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret. Genre : Horor/Romance/SF Country : USA Cast : Lou Taylor Pucci : Evan Nadia Hilker : Louise Vanessa Bednar : Gail Director : Justin...

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October Gale (2014)

A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland. Genre : Drama/Romance/Thriller Country : Canada Cast : Patricia Clarkson...

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The legend of 1900 (1998)

Shortly after the Second World War, Max visits an English pawn shop to sell his trumpet. The shopkeeper recognizes the tune Max plays as one on a wax master of an unreleased recording, discovered and restored from shards found in a piano salvaged from a cruise ship turned hospital ship,...

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Kill your Darlings (2013)

In the early 1940s, Allen Ginsberg is an English major at Columbia University, only to learn more than he bargained for. Dissatisfied by the orthodox attitudes of the school, Allen finds himself drawn to iconoclastic colleagues like Lucien Carr, William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. Together, this gang would explore...

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How I live now (2013)

Film Review: How I live now You just gotta take that bad thing. Take it and put it in a box. You close the lid, you look up and you focus on your goal. Okay ? Because that’s what you have to do now. You have to look up and...

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Her (2013)

The past is just a story we tell ourselves. Feeling lonely. Abandoned. And then there’s that moment you get to know someone. The chemistry that’s being created. The moments you will experience together. The laughter and tears. You discover things together. The other one makes you discover yourself. A trip....

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Rushlights (2012)

Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend’s inheritance. The two teens, haunted by their own dubious pasts while pursuing their scam, wind up in a nightmare of greed and betrayal when confronted...

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The Great Gatsby (2013)

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby’s nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await. Genre : Drama/Romantiek Country: USA Cast...

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About Time (2013)

At the age of 21, Tim Lake discovers he can travel in time… The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim’s father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can’t change history, but he can change what...

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Upside Down (2012)

Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above...

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Seeking a friend for the End of the World (2012)

An asteroid named “Matilda” is on a collision course towards Earth and in three weeks the world will come to an absolute end. What would you do if your life and the world were doomed? One man decides to spend his time searching for his long lost love from high...

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I am number Four (2011)

Extraordinary teen John Smith is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri, John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home,...

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The Host (2013)

A race of aliens who are non corporeal go from planet to planet looking for hosts. They come to Earth and basically take over human bodies. Now it’s believed that once they take over a body all memories of the previous inhabitant are gone. And there are some humans who...

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Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. Genre : Fantasy/Romance Country : USA Cast :  Alden Ehrenreich : Ethan Wate Alice Englert : Lena Duchannes Jeremy Irons : ...