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  • The House of the Devil 2009

    ★★½ Watched 31 Oct, 2014

    Part of me wants to complain that they forgot to have stuff happen in this movie, but then I think back to the actual horror films of the 70s and 80s and remember how languidly paced most of them were. Overall, I think West does a great job of building tension throughout, but at the same time I feel like far too much of the running time is devoted to that. The movie could have easily been 15 minutes shorter,…

  • A Talking Cat!?! 2013

    ★½ Watched 01 Oct, 2014

    This is one of those cases where the star rating is indicative of the film's quality, but tells you nothing about the sheer entertainment value of the whole thing. In that case, the star rating would be at least a four and a half.