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BlindSpot 2019, February: Natural Born Killers

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As some of you might remember, this was not my first choice for blindspotting this month. I fully intended to watch the Three Colours trilogy but time is an awful thing – it runs out! So when I realised I had a busy weekend ahead, and only 2 days to watch three movies, I almost gave up. But as you can see, giving up means just going ahead and knocking off a pick from next month.…

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Nerve (2016)

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Expectations are interesting. They can ruin a movie, they can elevate a movie and they can somehow alter the result of the movie drastically. They can even make you expect something completely different, usually based on the trailer, and then disappoint you greatly during the movie itself. For once though, my expectations didn’t really change the outcome, and I actually enjoyed Nerve just as much as I expected to.…

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Kelly & Cal (2014)

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Though I tried, I couldn’t stay away from spoilers. Being open minded towards indie flicks is the best thing ever because you most likely end up stumbling upon quirky little flicks that the general public doesn’t like but you end up devouring with joy. Mediocre score, lukewarm reviews – doesn’t matter because maybe that movie is gathered to a specific audience. That audience, including me, is against the masses who also, despite of a 6.1 score on IMDb, think Kelly…

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August: Osage County (2013)

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Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe was probably one of the most shocking, out there and pushing boundaries movie that came out in 2011 and that put Letts somewhere high in my list until August: Osage County brought him right back down. It doesn’t matter that it had Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts face to face and insult to insult, and that the director John Wells is behind Shameless US, the movie is messy and over the top, never really exploring the…

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