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  • Three Kings

    Three Kings 1999

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 30 May, 2015

    Definitely one of the more interesting war movies out there, and still a lot of fun to watch. The crazy Kodak Ektachrome look dates it a little bit, but in a good way. And the movie still feels as immediate and energetic as ever, even a half-dozen U.S. wars later.

    According to the movie’s IMDb trivia page, George Clooney was “reluctantly” cast by David O. Russell only after pretty much every other leading man in Hollywood was considered — including…

  • The Shining

    The Shining 1980

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 28 Jun, 2015

    Pretty much every frame of this movie still gives me the heebie-jeebies.

    (OK, the skeletons in the lobby are a little goofy.)

    But anyway, minus half a star for 20+ years of nightmare fuel.

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  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009

    Watched 27 Nov, 2011

    A movie featuring a team of mutant super-assassins hunting down Wolverine … And it sucks? Nice job, assfaces.

  • Superman

    Superman 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Nov, 2011

    Christopher Reeve, goddammit.

    Also, I actually appreciate the preposterous ending more as I get older. (Maybe as much as I enjoyed it when I was a kid.) It's not sci-fi, it's myth.