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  • Drop Zone 1994

    ★★½ Watched 20 Oct, 2014 1

    John Badham over the years has given us some unsung gems among his rather less than impressive work. From the brilliance of Stakeout (Dreyfuss at his very best) to The Hard Way (James Woods' greatest ever performance) not to mention Saturday Night Fever's iconic music and fashions, when he gets it right he makes movies that earn their place among most people's guilty pleasures. Drop Zone may not match those films in terms of quality or have that comedic sarcasm…

  • The Adjustment Bureau 2011

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 20 Oct, 2014

    The high-concept plot of The Adjustment Bureau isn't the most alluring thing in the film. It's an interesting science fiction thriller that's actually dominated by a romance that convinces from its very inception. Starring Matt Damon, (for once not breaking other people's limbs and playing the hardman) this sees a chance encounter with a beautiful woman and a passionate kiss that will change his life forever. If you believe in falling in love instantly then you will invest in this…

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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…