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  • The Substitute 1996

    ★★★ Watched 24 Aug, 2014

    This is one of those movies that always sounded interesting, but not interesting enough to go out of my way to watch it. And while I'm glad I've finally seen this, I'm also glad I didn't have many expectations. It was a standard 90s ghetto high school & action flick in one. It has some great character actors and even though they aren't given much to work with, it is still pleasant to see them.
    All in all though, I'd say 187 did it better.

  • Scream 4 2011

    ★★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2014

    I recently rewatched the first three Scream movies in anticipation of watching the latest installment. I'd say it was about on par with the other two sequels. I had the same problem with this one as I did with the others, I just can't seem to care about the new characters. It was nice to see the likes of Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, and Adam Brody. It felt like a mid 2000s teen tv reunion or something. I was also…

  • American Wedding 2003

    ★★★½ Rewatched 23 Aug, 2014

    After a disappointing first sequel, the third installment restored my faith in this franchise. It took (most of) the characters we loved and put them in a new situation. American Pie 2 just felt like a poor rehash of the first movie where American Wedding was its own story. I was a little saddened that Alyson Hannigan was the only returning female character. They could have at least brought back Natasha Lyonne. Part of what made American Pie a great…

  • You're Next 2011

    ★★★ Watched 19 Aug, 2014

    Funny Games meets Home Alone

  • American Pie 2 2001

    ★★ Rewatched 18 Aug, 2014

    This was a failed attempt at a sequel. It tries to recapture the charm and laughter of the original, but it just ends up rehashing jokes and it comes off as a b-movie rip off of the first film. There were some chuckle-worthy parts and all in all I'd recommend it if you enjoyed the first one, but don't expect too much.

  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2014

    This really felt like it should have been a short film rather than a feature length. It was entertaining, and Scarlett Johansson was great but this film put me in a really weird mood now. I love that Johansson doesn't just rely on her beauty and chooses diverse roles.

  • Scream 3 2000

    ★★★ Rewatched 16 Aug, 2014

    I didn't even remember that I had already seen this until a few minutes into the film. It certainly doesn't compare to the first two, but it's still okay for a watch. It just seemed a little more campier where the first two were just that little bit scarier. Even though his parts were the goofiest, Dewey was the best part about this film. Every time he was on screen I laughed. I think my favorite was when Gale asked…

  • Dead in Tombstone 2013

    ★★★ Watched 16 Aug, 2014

    Anthony Michael Hall and Danny Trejo somehow play brothers in the old west with Mickey Rourke as the devil. It was a pretty fun shoot-out flick that was high on action and low on story.

  • 9/11: Science and Conspiracy 2009

    ★★½ Watched 12 Aug, 2014

    This was on Netflix Instant so I gave it a watch. It was okay, but very leaning towards making the "truthers" seem insane. They don't really need much help there, but it would be nice to see a documentary that presents an equal case.

  • Dead Snow 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 10 Aug, 2014

    It's a movie about Nazi zombies. You pretty much know what you're getting into with a film like this, but I appreciated that it never really went full on "camp" mode. I'll definitely check out the sequel sometime.
    It was interesting that the further they went on, the more caked with blood their faces got. By the end, you could barely make out the one guy's face. It reminded me of some video game, I can't quite remember, maybe Silent Hill or Eternal Darkness.

  • Scream 2 1997

    ★★★ Rewatched 06 Aug, 2014

    Not as good as the first, but still a fun watch. After watching years of Buffy it's nice to see Sarah Michelle Gellar get her ass handed to her for once.

  • Lizzie 2013

    ★½ Watched 05 Aug, 2014

    I watched Lizzie Borden Took An Ax and this was suggested to me by Netflix to watch. This has honestly one of the dumbest protagonists I've ever seen in a film, and that's saying a lot for the horror genre. For most of the movie she was a drunk blonde who was afraid of every noise she heard. Her boyfriend wasn't much better as he chases around the memory repressed driven-to-night-terrors Lizzie with an ax while wearing a ski mask…