Tenet (2020)

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Fiona Dourif, Michael Caine, Himesh Patel, Dimple Kapadia
Seen on: 31.8.2020

A special operative (John David Washington) is captured in a mission that goes very wrong. He manages to swallow a suicide pill – only to wake up recruited for a very special program. A program he knows nothing about except that there is something weird going on with time and he has one code word to find information: Tenet. Things soon point him to arms dealer Andrei Sator (Kenneth Branagh) and his wife Kat (Elizabeth Debicki) – but that’s only the beginning.

Nolan has made some good movies, but Tenet isn’t one of them. It’s pretty much incomprehensible drivel that’s much too preoccupied with its own coolness. If you’re looking for an example of style over substance: this is it.

The film poster showing the Protagonist (John David Washington) twice, mirrored along a diagonal line, once facing forward, once backward, once wearing a suit, once a uniform. Both times he is aiming a gun.
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Cult of Chucky (2017)

Cult of Chucky
Director: Don Mancini
Writer: Don Mancini
Sequel to: Child’s Play, Child’s Play 2, Child’s Play 3, Bride of Chucky, Seed of Chucky, Curse of Chucky
Cast: Allison Dawn DoironAlex VincentBrad DourifFiona DourifJennifer TillyMichael TherriaultSummer H. HowellGrace Lynn KungAdam HurtigElisabeth Rosen
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 25.9.2017

Plot (with Spoilers for Curse of Chucky):
Nica (Fiona Dourif) was arrested for the death of her family – who were actually killed by Chucky (Brad Dourif), or so she believes. Now she’s in psychiatric care and working with a therapist, Dr. Foley (Michael Terriault) to accept the fact that she was the murderer after all. But when Nica is confronted with a Good Guy doll, things take a turn.
At the same Andy (Alex Vincent), too, tries to finally leave his past behind. But that is much easier said than done, especially when he has a very lively reminder in his home.

Cult of Chucky was unfortunately one of the weaker Chucky movies, despite the fact that it was really nice to see pretty much all important characters from all Child’s Play movies so far again.

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Curse of Chucky (2013)

Curse of Chucky
Director: Don Mancini
Writer: Don Mancini
Sequel to: Child’s Play, Child’s Play 2, Child’s Play 3, Bride of Chucky, Seed of Chucky
Cast: Fiona DourifDanielle BisuttiBrad DourifJennifer TillyA MartinezChantal QuesnelleMaitland McConnellBrennan ElliottSummer H. Howell
Seen on: 22.9.2017

After the death of her mother Sarah (Chantal Quesnelle), Nica (Fiona Dourif) moves in with her sister Barb (Danielle Bisutti) and her family. Also moving is a doll that was sent to Sarah just before her death. Things quickly start to become very strange, and Nica begins suspecting there is more to that doll than she thought at first.

Curse of Chucky didn’t really blow me away but it was one of the better films of the series. Still there was potential for a better film in there.

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