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  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse

    Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2004

    ★★ Watched 23 Sep, 2016

    Two films deep and I can already tell these are to zombies what Fast & Furious is to cars. Abnormally long-lasting series that are loud, proud and without apology. It's no wonder you can find Michelle Rodriguez - and by all accounts, both dead...and back from the dead - in both series.

  • Notorious

    Notorious 1946

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Sep, 2016

    The movie Hitch had been honing and perfecting over his twenty years of experience in the business. Now he had the absolute dream cast, an absolutely fire hot story and screenplay and now had accrued enough cache and pull as a filmmaker to have all his wants and needs catered to on a larger scale. He hated shooting on location so almost the entire film was done in studio, a film with many different location changes, many rear projection sequences,…

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  • Die Hard

    Die Hard 1988

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Dec, 2012 19

    A simple fact: action movies have been neutered, half-baked, half-written and served cold for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Die Hard has aged into a lost art. It has a wholly original, unpredictable screenplay, crisp with sharp dialogue matched with badass line delivery through the mouths of believable human characters (This sentence alone cannot be attributed to a single modern action film). There is a tight plot that gradually escalates, accumulating ZERO gaps in logic equaling to not a single…

  • True Grit

    True Grit 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 May, 2013 9

    "Time just gets away from us."

    Only the Coens. The most authentic western in modern memory, only the Coens could accomplish what they do here and they warrant rewatchability to spare. For one, the Coens are masters of language. Always have been, always will be. The way they go about capturing the Old West linguistics and dialects and transplant them into unique and unusual accents of characters is an absolute treat to experience and in the process, transplants the viewer…