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The Martian (2015)

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Ever since I read Andy Weir’s book The Martian, I’ve been itching to see its screen adaption with Matt Damon as Mark Watney. Anticipation was definitely there, expectations were definitely high and even though it didn’t bump Mad Max: Fury Road off its pedestal, The Martian hit all the right notes and is an amazing example of a sci-fi movie that makes you wonder how capable the human race is against the vast and mysterious universe.…

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Looper (2012)

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Let me set the mood: it’s another Friday evening and instead of wasting it at home, brave little me went to the cinema all alone to see her boy kick some time travel ass. I was expecting sci-fi, romance and action (as it was promised to me by somebody I can’t remember) and after 10 minutes of commercials it began with a familiar voice reading the premises of the movie and I loved it already. To be fair, I’m a…

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Howl (2010)

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As I feared, reviewing Howl is a task I’m not used to because it is difficult to write about things that have personal meaning. But what makes this Rob Epstein’s and Jeffrey Friedman’s movie even more complex in my eyes, is the fact that I can’t figure out how it all of a sudden became so personal in the first place. And, as my confusion continues, finding it out might never happen.…

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Paper Man (2009)

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I have no idea how I missed this movie in 2009, it had all the right elements to be on my watching list during that year but maybe it didn’t end up on my screen because I wasn’t blogging at that time… On the other hand, I’m glad I didn’t see it in 2009 because I might have not liked the things I enthusiastically enjoyed while watching Paper Man the other day as much as I would have when I…

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