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  • King of the Zombies

    King of the Zombies 1941

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Jul, 2015

    Pretty good in spite of the cringe inducing racism.

    Mantan Moreland carried the film. It's disheartening to see someone genuinely talented reduced to a punchline themselves when they're obviously capable of being funny without being made the butt of every joke.

    Anyway, it was just what I wanted at the time and that's good enough for me.

  • Big Hero 6

    Big Hero 6 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Mar, 2015

    I guess watching nothing but horror movies leaves me vulnerable to Disney schmaltz.

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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…