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  • Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus

    Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 04 Oct, 2015

    A documentary that sets out to answer the question did the biblical Exodus exist. I thought this was a fantastic documentary. As a Christian the outcome is very pleasing, but I thought the thing that might win some non Christians over is that some of the best pieces of evidence comes from a guy that considers himself agnostic. Basically The biblical account and the evidence align perfectly if you just move the timeline back some hundreds of years. Many scholars…

  • Batman Begins

    Batman Begins 2005

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Oct, 2015

    This was only my second time seeing this. When I first saw this I thought oh dear not another origin story. Some distance has shown me how well those training scenes at Ra Al Ghul's and the origin story are interwoven. This film has a grittiness throughout I just love, the grime is a character, it reminded me of another Morgan Freeman film Seven in that department. I loved the score too. I only think the love story needs a…

  • Pandas: The Journey Home

    Pandas: The Journey Home 2014

    ★★ Added

    I like Pandas, who doesn't like Pandas. Okay you're not packing much into a 30 minute documentary, but this is a fluff piece, there's no meat, its just trying to get by on the fact that pandas are cute fluffy slobs, whose likely purpose is to show the rest of the bears they are ugly and dingy looking. OKAY well its about a team who wants to introduce some Pandas into the wild. The high point is people in pandas suits who rub themselves in pee and dung to get close.

  • Worlds Most Dangerous Drug

    Worlds Most Dangerous Drug 2006

    ★★½ Added

    Meth is really scary! Destroys your looks and dopamine transmitters, so eventually you stop being able to feel any effect from the drug no matter how much you do it.

    This documentary has a few facts I didn’t know, but it’s not really that engaging.
    I wasn’t ready to see those pics of people who were burned badly while cooking meth. I wish they gave a warning 

    That couple that died in the blizzard after losing control of the…

  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist 2015

    Watched 29 Sep, 2015

    I believe this was created by someone with no love for the original film.

    It actually starts good enough, but soon jettisons everything that was good about the original film. It seems like stuff that happened almost at the end of the original film happens early in the remake. This gives a feeling like the director was just trying to hurry through

    One of the main things this misses is the contrast that occurs in the original film. In the…

  • You're Not You

    You're Not You 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    Very moving at times, flirts with being really good, but never reaches it. I think its like the more sad cousin to "The Intouchables" I definitely say have a few Kleenex handy. You'll definitely feel an emotional change after its over. The small humor that it had made me vocally laugh out loud a few times. The first bathroom scene :) Swank is definitely good and looks very pretty with long hair. (Some might even say Swankalicious!) The other cast…

  • Love Me

    Love Me 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    A documentary about mail order brides basically. American men fly to Ukraine and meet a bunch of women and see if sparks fly. If everything works out they get engaged and the woman comes to the US on a “Fiancée visa” I really loved the production, direction and music of this documentary. I experienced a lot of emotions while watching. I felt sad for the men, sad for the women. I thought about the phrase “no fool like an old…

  • Carrie

    Carrie 1976

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Sep, 2015

    I’m guessing most of us at some time in our lives have been Carrie, maybe it wasn’t bleeding in the shower surrounded by a bunch of girls screaming at you, but you’ve likely had some of those need to get away, want to wither and almost die moments. I surely have had a few. I bet the director did as well, because there are scenes that really capture the insane introvertness and loneliness of being unpopular. Rather it is Carrie…

  • Chelsea Handler Uganda Be Kidding Me Live

    Chelsea Handler Uganda Be Kidding Me Live 2014

    Added 2

    I thought I'd give this a chance, but couldn't make it all the way through not sure what I expected, she was funnier and more witty than I thought, but I found the nudity and porn pictures distasteful so that was it for me, I prefer my comedy to be more clean

  • Before I Disappear

    Before I Disappear 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    A guy is contemplating suicide, his WHY to live has to be bigger than ALL his reasons to die, he finds that why in the form of his estranged sister and niece he barely knows. She’s a breath of fresh air to him, but is it enough?

    I immediately felt connected to this film, which was a vast improvement from the last film I watched. *Cough The woman in Black 2.* should have been called The Woman in Trash 2.*…

  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death

    The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death 2014

    ½ Watched 07 Sep, 2015

    This is truly what I call a stinker. The movie is so bland and uncaring towards its characters. There’s simply no character development aside from a few sob stories thrown in, that I think was supposed to help us floss over the fact that there’s no character development. It’s frustrating that the film looks so good and has nice cinematography, but that’s it. This just made me feel hollow inside and I really didn’t care about what was going on.…

  • If I Stay

    If I Stay 2014

    ★★½ Added

    Was thinking of going to the cinema to see this when it came out, glad I didn’t. It’s no Fault in Our Stars and kind of boring, but I’d still buy stock in Chloe Moretz. She’s been solid in everything I have seen her in. I’d like to see Laggies. This movie reminded me of how much I loved Wristcutters A Love Story. This also reminded me of Soultaker. Yes THAT Soultaker! If you have a love for early 90s…