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  • Backcountry

    Backcountry 2014

    ★★ Watched 01 Sep, 2015

    Honestly, this film could be cut down to 35 minutes and still have the same effect. There is precious little that matters for most of its first hour, and not very much after that either. It's the sort of rambling dawdling mess that constitutes indie genre filmmaking by people that don't understand the genre. Every aspect of this on a technical level is terrible. The camera work is exactly what indie film hipsters love to shoot: jerky handheld bullshit that…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 31 Aug, 2015

    That Mark Millar really has made a career of telling the same fucking story over and over again. Here we have the same structure as Wanted and Kick-Ass applied to British spy tropes. While the base spine of the film is wholly recycled, it's at least still a lot of fun. Some impressive action scenes and a whole lot of vulgarity makes for something entertaining as hell, even if it's not very memorable later on.

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  • Reindeer Games

    Reindeer Games 2000

    ★★★½ Added 1

    Fuck you guys. It's fun.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Aug, 2014

    "I wasn't listening. I was thinking of something else..." - Drax the Destroyer

    I'm not sure where to start when talking about Guardians of the Galaxy. I feel like just rambling on about all the points I liked. For the sake of being succinct, it was exactly what I wanted when it was first announced two years ago. I always knew it would be funny, there was no doubt on that once Gunn was announced, but I didn't know how…