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  • Reasonable Doubt 2014

    ★½ Watched 26 Nov, 2014

    Director Peter Howitt is more recognizable as an actor than behind the camera. He starred in the well loved British television series Bread, playing Joey Boswell back in the eighties. He received a little bit of fame when he penned and directed the Gwynnie film Sliding Doors back in 1998 but has done little of note since and I'm afraid this film won't raise his profile much either.
    Reasonable Doubt is a Canadian thriller with few thrills. To say it…

  • Eraser 1996

    ★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014

    It surprised me just how few of the Austrian Oak's films I'd actually seen when I caught this on late night television. I've seen all the blockbusters, The Terminator franchise, Predator, and End Of Days, but not much else. His career before politics does have some corkers, but there's also more than a few so-so efforts from Mr Schwarzenegger.
    Both Arnie and Sylvester Stallone tried their hand at comedy with often disastrous results. These two musclemen however were the action…

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  • Skyline 2010

    ½ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2013 17

    My wife likes this. I'm considering a divorce.

  • Donnie Darko 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Sep, 2013 32

    When it's your birthday you get your favorite supper, your favorite tipple, birthday sex and the pick of what to watch on the television. For me it was a lovely birthday and of course the movie of choice was my all time favorite "Donnie Darko".
    I saw this for the first time back in 2002 and couldn't get it out of my head for weeks. It had an unusual effect on me. I've seen thousands of films, but rarely has…