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  • Paperman 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2013

    Completely improved my day. Magical, classic animation -- really, truly gorgeous -- and unexpected development.

  • Shaun of the Dead 2004

    ★★★ Watched 29 Jan, 2013

    I *really* liked how this film played up the idea of anticipation-of-zombies. The first 15-20 minutes had multiple fake-outs, which I really appreciated. Of course, it was gory, a bit unrealistic, tongue-in-cheek. Clever, though. And hilarious. I enjoyed myself despite the fact that I have pretty low tolerance for gore. PROPS.

  • Wild Target 2009

    ★★ Watched 19 Jan, 2013

    Erm, guilt of watching-it-for-one-actor. Guess which one. Emily Blunt's character wasn't really entirely believable. Neither was most of it I suppose...

  • Zero Dark Thirty 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Jan, 2013

    Intense. Very well-told.

    The last 20 minutes or so might've been the most intense 20 minutes of film I've watched in a while. The entire audience of the theater (which was packed, by the way) seemed to be holding its breath as the squad of soldiers slowly made their way through the compound. And then, at the most pivotal part of the movie, a soldier half-shouts, "Osama?" The audience burst out laughing--we were all wound so tightly that the address…