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  • American Sniper

    American Sniper 2014

    ★★ Added

    I think for me to wholly enjoy this film I'd have to commit to the idea that invading someone's country on false pretenses, killing a bunch of people and being hailed a hero for it is a good thing. Who were supposed to be the good guys here? If anyone invaded your country, you might try to push them out by all means necessary. Then there's the rapes and murders atrocity's committed on both sides that are unjustified. I was…

  • Still Alice

    Still Alice 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 May, 2015

    The feel bad movie of 2014. I don't know, there is the devastation that is Alzheimers and it seems like its conveyed exceptionally well. I didn't think it got into the heads of the characters surrounding Alice enough. Its sort of just a feel bad feel worst type of deal. I really liked Julianne Moore's acting last in What Maisie knew. She does well in here. Kristen Stewart, something really is wrong with the emotionality of her acting at times,…

  • Paddington

    Paddington 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    I was surprised by how magical Paddington felt initially. I really loved the look of the film and harkened back to a time where it was a favorite to read, alongside Madeline and Curious George. In my mind it was in 5 star territory, until the humans were introduced and it plunged to 4 stars. I did not initially care for the family. Though acknowledge that they may play better to English audiences.(People who can accept that they add an…

  • Maggie

    Maggie 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    If you're expecting a World War z film steer clear. If you however don't mind a different kind of zombie film step right up.

    Here we have an emotionally dramatic zombie film that examines the relationship of a loving father and his daughter as she turns into a zombie.

    Kind of seems like it was shot by a pupil of Terrence Malick

    The Good
    Abigail Breslin: Very impressed by her here.
    The film looks great.
    The makeup looks very good…

  • From the Dark

    From the Dark 2015

    ★½ Added

    While watching this I found myself thinking about the fact that the image in the front of the spoon I was using is upside down, while the image on the back is correct.

    OOKAY

    Maybe its just me. But no way I'd leave my girlfriend watching a broke down car alone in the dark Irish countryside. I'd rather her be with me, where I can help make sure she stays safe and pretend that it was her who farted.

    Its…

  • Bella

    Bella 2006

    ★★★★ Added 2

    This film wins in its simplicity. I like films where people just walk around and talk to each other. This manages to channel a few Linklater films, as it reminded me of the Before series. I'll toss in Begin Again and Chef as there's some pleasing moments for the foodie in you.
    I thought it was a nice change of pace. The lead really isn't your typical macho male character, he cries and loves his family. BTW Loved the family scenes.

  • Dream House

    Dream House 2011

    ★★★ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A family moves into their dream home, only to realize that people have been murdered there in the past.

    This movie is kind of slow going at first. I’m sure many people would be tempted to turn it off. I think I was about 10 minutes in when I suspected what the reveal would be. I noted a few issues with characters doing things that I would not expect people to really do. That made more sense later in the…

  • The Damned

    The Damned 2013

    ★★★½ Added

    You go to a mansion with a lone caretaker, you're stranded, you find a young girl hidden in the basement in a box. Most people would try to get her out right?
    BAD CHOICE
    Horror characters are either batcrap insane in their actions or they are dumb, but do some smart things. They did some stupid crap by separating in here, but I also felt the daughter and Peter Fascinelli's character caught on relatively quick.

    I personally loved the look…

  • The Nun

    The Nun 2005

    ★½ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I haven't gave a film a 5 cat No rating in awhile

    No no no no no/cat

    A nun tries to abort a girls baby by spraying water up her vag, but the girl and her friends drown the nun instead. Nun comes back as ghostly water CGI and gets revenge.

    Taken straight up, it’s just far too dumb. The word nonsensical came to mind quite often.

    If every time you leave someone alone they die, it seems like no…

  • The Horseman

    The Horseman 2008

    ★★★½ Added

    I often find that if you like horror people will assume you automatically like torture flicks. This would be a wrong assumption in my case. If you look at the movies I have seen you will see only a few torture films. I am not knocking those who like them; they are just not my cup of tea. I find them too intense. I can watch vampires, zombies and monsters do away with humans, but human on human crime in…

  • Honeymoon

    Honeymoon 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Okay that was pretty freaking creepy and disturbing. I had no clue where this one was going, because it didn't go where I thought it was. I am surprised I haven't heard anything about it, only discovering it on my own while searching Netflix. I give a lot of credit to the actors ability to go from conveying honeymoon bliss to I don't know what the hell just happened.

  • The Frozen

    The Frozen 2012

    ★★★ Added

    This was decent. I liked that the woman was smart in that she immediately wanted to leave when she felt all was not right. Its refreshing to see someone say "Hey lets gets out of here" This film holds its cards close to its chest. I actually didn't piece everything together until I was likely supposed to. Which was a nice change of pace.

    There's not much happening at times. There's some nice scenery. I also liked the soundtrack which sounded very much like something you'd hear from Explosions in The Sky.