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  • The Flying Saucer

    The Flying Saucer 1950

    ½ Watched 07 Aug, 2015

    Hardly any flying saucer.

  • Bowery at Midnight

    Bowery at Midnight 1942

    ★★ Watched 05 Aug, 2015

    Potentially good film hampered by two-dimensional characters, sparse score, and rushed cuts. Bela is the saving grace with his classic sinister charm.

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  • My Soul to Take

    My Soul to Take 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Oct, 2014 7

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I only watched it for Raúl Esparza, who (imho) didn't get anywhere near enough screen time. Having been seduced by his portrayal of Frederick Chilton on NBC's Hannibal, a role rich with an undercurrent of pathetic goofiness, I found it difficult to take him seriously. I suspect this isn't a movie I could have enjoyed with wholehearted solemnity.

    The high school politics frankly annoyed me. Could've done with more killing and less... well, everything else. On the other hand, Max…

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist 1973

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Oct, 2013

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've watched this film every Halloween for ten years. But I've probably seen it closer to 20 times, give or take.

    This viewing was strange for me. Ten years ago, I was Regan's age. Ten years ago, Regan and I were equals. After all this time, she has finally become a child to me, which made her actions even more shocking.

    Though I knew what foul thing she would spew next, vulgarities I've all but memorised from years of being…