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  • Insidious

    Insidious 2010

    ★½ Watched 28 Jul, 2016

    Insidious (adjective) "proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects" or "treacherous; crafty".
    Horror (noun) "an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust".

    This horror film wasn't subtle, treacherous or crafty and wasn't scary either. It just told an unlikely story of how a boy falls into an unexplained coma caused by *minor spoiler* malevolent beings anhow his family deal with this
    The world of film is full of unlikely stories which take us off on an adventure that grips us for as long as it lasts, but this failed to even begin to make me believe in it.

  • Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan 1965

    ★★½ Watched 27 Jul, 2016

    I knew little about Genghis Khan (played here by Omar Sharif) but this film of his life wasn't interesting enough to make me wan to find out more. The most interesting bit of it was finding out that his name starts with a soft g sound rather than the hard g I had always presumed.

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…