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The Drop

“The Drop” (2014) is the story of a man and his dog. And Chechen mobsters. And Brooklyn. And Tony Soprano (except he’s not Tony Soprano). And murders. 75 more words

Movie Reviews

The Drop

I will be sad and excited to watch James Gandolfini’s last movie, The Drop. It’s based on Dennis Lehane’s latest book of the same name. Dennis Lehane is known for crime drama, and this latest book of his is a good one. 401 more words

Some belated entries in my personal Oscars

Whiplash, Damien Chazelle

There’s not much I can say about this film, other than – watch it. It defies all expectations. And the performances by Miles Teller and J.K.Simmons are out of this world. 629 more words

Divergent Roads

The films I don't wanna write about

There are 4 films I have recently seen that just won’t make their way out of the draft-stage. The reason for that is that I don’t have much good or much at all to say about them. 284 more words


TOUT Á COUP [Messcherp 3]

“They don’t feel nothing. Drop, snap, and that’s it.”
“Are you sure? I was standing right close. I could hear him gasping for breath.”
“Uh-huh, but he don’t feel nothing.
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Nickelodeon's New K-Pop Show 'Make It K-Pop' Releases Promo & Teaser Clip

‘Make It K-Pop’ releases new clips shedding more like on the show’s atmosphere and characters. 500 more words


The Drop (Roskam, 2014) and The Two Faces of January (Amini, 2014)

Had I watched Michael Roskam’s The Drop when it came out last year it certainly would have been on my year-end list. It’s a great adaptation of a Dennis Lehane short story, and a fantastic (and I think superior) follow-up to  1,198 more words