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  • The Man from Colorado

    The Man from Colorado 1948

    ★★★ Watched 26 Jun, 2016

    Made in 1948 and impressively progressive enough to deal with PTSD and the way a nation neglects its veterans.

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Jun, 2016

    A film so simpatico with my predilections and obsessions that it felt like Shane Black made it just for me. Ryan Gosling absolutely nailed his Lou Costello riff. And I'm a sucker for a Jim Rockford easter egg. Outstanding.

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  • Last Year at Marienbad

    Last Year at Marienbad 1961

    Watched 24 Dec, 2014 2

    An ambiguous story that I may or may not have enjoyed.

    Only kidding: I unambiguously found it impenetrable and increasingly irritating, in no small part because of the intermittent screeching of the organ on the soundtrack.

  • Due Date

    Due Date 2010

    ½ Watched 16 Jul, 2012

    The sheer fucking unwarranted hubris of Todd Phillips that he thought he could better (let alone equal) PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES. I laughed a total of two times - both times because Downey Jr. pulled a facial expression that managed to rise above the pitiful slop of the script.