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  • Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Jul, 2014

    Decent premise, good design, okay action. Sadly the only good acting is by Song Kang-ho and John Hurt, with the great Tilda Swinton's acting being masked by the outrageousness of the character. The film starts off good, the plot gets underway well, but by the time it slows down toward the end where all the exposition lies, it falls apart. I think there's a really good story here, but I don't like the way it was told.

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 13 Jul, 2014

    How anyone could find this boring is beyond me. This movie kept me hanging on every word, every hint, every piece of information, every nuance of every characters every gesture. There is not an actor among its cast that wasn't perfect, they made every character distinct, yet nuanced, and you really end up caring about them as much as the investigation. It also has design and cinematography so amazing you can almost smell the stuffy 70s British government office atmosphere,…

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  • Red State 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Aug, 2012

    First of all, I would encourage people curious about the movie to watch it as it's very difficult to review without mildly spoiling some unexpected bits.

    Red State is extremely confrontational and somewhat disquieting. Some will say it changes focus and is unsure what kind of movie it wants to be, but I appreciated the unexpected turns and it kept me on my toes. Michael Parks delivered a minblowing performance, and I can't honestly say any other actors brought it…

  • Grave of the Fireflies 1988

    ★★★★★ Added

    You have to spend of your soul to watch this movie, and it leaves a piece of itself inside your soul in return. Every person in the world should watch this movie, but I'm not sure if I can ever bear to rewatch it.