#24 The People vs. George Lucas [2010]

Summary

George Lucas destroyed the Childhood of a whole Generation.

 

Also

Jar Jar Binks.

“Han Shot First”.

CGI Wonders.

 

Con

No Main Story Arc included.

 

Pro

Gorgeous Interviews.

Heartwarming Side Stories.

Star Wars!

 

Recommendations

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

 

Total

7/10

 

#23 Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy [2011]

Summary

Its 1973. Espionage Veteran Smiley has to find a soviet Spy within the MI6.

 

Also

John Le Carré.

Red Xmas Trees.

Chess.

 

Con

Lenght

Monochrome

 

Pro

Oscar worthy Oldman

Luxus Subcast

Narrative Pacing

 

Recommendations

Carlos – Der Schakal

From Russia with Love

Body of Lies

 

Total

8/10

 

#Classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb [1964]

Summary

One Crazy General want to see the World on Fire.

 

Also

Russians.

Doomsday Machine.

Classic Music.

 

Con

 

Pro

P. Sellers’ multiple Roles

Cynical Setting

Kubricks Perfectionism

 

Recommendations

Full Metal Jacket

Psycho

Lolita

 

Total

9/10

 

Quote of Interest

“Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room.”

 

#22 Melancholia [2011]

Summary

Two Sisters have bad mood. The Earth will be destroyed.

 

Also

A Wedding.

Astrology.

R. Wagner.

 

Con

Two Stories

Von Trier

 

Pro

Von Trier & Dunst & Gainsbourg

Beautiful Setting

The Ending

 

Recommendations

Antichrist

Dogville

Armageddon

 

Total

7/10

 

#21 Man on Wire [2008]

Summary

1974, One Man, Two Towers!

 

Also

Twin Towers.

Cables.

French People.

 

Con

Known End.

 

Pro

Dense Dramaturgy.

No Actors.

Inspiring.

 

Recommendations

Milk

Food Inc.

Sicko

 

Total

7/10