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  • Oculus 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Apr, 2014 1

    I was worried that the WWE Studios logo and generic marketing would drive people away from this genuinely chilling horror film. Luckily, though, it seems like Oculus has already made its budget back and then some and also has been receiving some very solid reviews.

    I have to say, I was certainly unimpressed with the trailers I saw on TV and the poster. I figured Oculus would be another cheaply-made, run of the mill horror film with a new gimmick…

  • Coven 2000

    ★★★ Rewatched 14 Apr, 2014

    In the end, Mark Borchardt did okay.

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Apr, 2014

    I feel as though I am at a loss for words when it comes to The Grand Budapest Hotel. It seems as though all of my thoughts have already been expressed by reviewers far more competent than myself. That puts me in a weird spot because I don't want to just write the same things that everyone else has written. But, if everything has been said, what the hell am I supposed to say?

    I suppose I'd like to begin…

  • Dogma 1999

    ★★★½ Rewatched 04 Apr, 2014

    While Mallrats holds a special place in my heart, I will openly admit that Dogma is Kevin Smith's best film.

    It's really the last of his films that retain the same low-budget, cobbled together, strangely scripted, heartfelt, 90s independent film feel that Smith delivered with Clerks, Mallrats, and Chasing Amy. Once the 2000s hit, however, Kevin Smith started relying on too much of the fart humor and on Jay and Silent Bob, his break-out characters. Jay and Silent Bob are…