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Review: For a Lost Soldier

Review: For a Lost Soldier

Original title: Voor een verloren soldaatYear: 1992 | Rating: Content Warning: This review mentions pedophilia and the sexual abuse of a child. Moreover, For a Lost Soldier explicitly depicts the grooming and sexual abuse of a child, including a sex scene between an adult and a child. If any of that makes you uncomfortable, I recommend that you do not read this review, nor do I suggest that you watch the film in question. I doubt that many of you reading this have ever heard of For a Lost Soldier, and any of you that have probably already know what it's…
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Review: Just Friends

Review: Just Friends

Original title: Gewoon vriendenYear: 2018 | Rating: Based on the generic, non-licensed music (some of which was attempted to be passed off as Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver, which is completely and utterly ridiculous) and quality of some the shots (especially the flashbacks), I at first assumed that Just Friends was a super low-budget production that was maybe made independently and submitted to some festivals by some first-time filmmaker who was chasing their dreams, and I felt kinda bad about not liking it very much. But then I did some research, and discovered that this film was actually financed by…
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