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  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter 1955

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2015

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

    ♫ Leeeaning on the everlaaaasting arrrms. ♫

    First time I've watched Night of the Hunter.

    This film is what you called messed up. For a 1955 movie... I mean audiences must have reacted like this was Seven back in the day.

    Charles Laughton. I only know him from his excellent performance in Witness for the Prosecution. Well he made this movie, too. And this film only. DAMN that's a shame! Because if he turned out another 10 movies as good…

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Aug, 2015

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

    The Deer Hunter.

    What an outstanding film. Even at 3 hours I was so engaged by this movie. I think season 2 of The Wire owes its cast of characters to Michael Cimino.

    Yes I think the wedding stuff goes on a while but spending a full hour with these guys is why the next 2 hours are so impactful.

    The length of this movie and how the movie shifts from the second hour to the last so suddenly. We're…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2014 15

    The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.

    I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!

    What I will say is,

    This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.

    I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…

  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1983

    ★★★½ Added 11

    New Review: letterboxd.com/fabischfactor/film/star-wars-episode-vi-return-of-the-jedi/1/

    8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
    23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"

    There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.

    Yub Yub.