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  • Island of Lost Souls 1932

    Watched 18 Oct, 2014 2

    There are a few shots of Charles Laughton in this that are simply amazing.

    It would've been interesting to have seen some more creatures that were closer to the animal side than the human side, but I suppose that would've been much more difficult to depict at the time. You could do it now, but then you wouldn't have Charles Laughton, so....

  • A Hole in the Head 1959

    Watched 13 Oct, 2014

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

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  • Iron Man 2 2010

    ★★ Watched 26 Apr, 2012 2

    I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.

    The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…

  • The Raid 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Mar, 2012 1

    For a little while I was afraid I'd misheard and it was gonna be all guns, which would've been boring and just needlessly violent (in a boring way). But then the hand-to-hand stuff started, and all of that was awesome. So yeah. Just enough story to string a nearly 100-minute long fight scene on, and that was enough. Also, it was surprisingly well-paced for basically being a long fight scene, with some breather sections in there at just the right times. Definitely had fun with this.