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  • Altar

    Altar 2014

    ★★½ Watched 27 May, 2015

    Altar is one of those weird movies that isn't "bad," but it's so utterly cliche and unmemorable that five minutes after it's done it will go into the recesses of your mind never to return. It heavily relies on the elements of previous (and superior) haunted/possession films to work and never spins it in its own way. A little bit of Shining here. A little big of Amityville Horror there. A pinch of Hellraiser for shits and giggles. There are much better films out there with this same idea, I suggest going with one of them first.

  • Zombeavers

    Zombeavers 2014

    ★★½ Watched 27 May, 2015

    Perhaps I just wasn't in the mood for a silly, very surface level horror comedy (or perhaps I am just spoiled by how well The Voices did it) but Zombeavers just didn't tickle my fancy. A few jokes work here and there and the practical effects are fun, but for the most part the film is a bit too close to the tropes to really inspire any real fun.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 May, 2015

    At this point, I'm not sad it took so long for George Miller to release this latest entry into the Mad Max universe. He took a 2 hour dose of insane action and injected it with soul. It's a subtle soul, like that of the titular character and his round about way of being the most human person in the wasteland outside of his rough exterior, but it's there. It's also noteworthy to say that I sincerely appreciate that outside…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 05 Oct, 2014

    Fincher, you mad genius bastard! Only he could take a film like this and make into a riveting, roller coaster emotional thriller that has even the most intelligent of movie goer leaning whatever which way he wants them to go. It's intoxicating in its subtlety, brimming with impressive performances, and challenging in its delivery. Bravo, good sir.