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  • Cape Fear 1991

    ★★★★ Rewatched 11 Oct, 2014 2

    "I find you guilty, counselor! Guilty of betrayin' your fellow man! Guilty of betrayin' your country and abrogatin' your oath! Guilty of judgin' me and sellin' me out! With the power vested in me by the kingdom of God, I sentence you to the Ninth Circle of Hell!"

    Without Deniro's absolutely insane performance, this movie would do little for me. It may sound ignorant to say that this is Scorsese doing a Brian De Palma film, given that it's clear…

  • The Return of the Living Dead 1985

    ★★★★ Rewatched 11 Oct, 2014

    "Punk rock meets zombies, in this delightful horror comedy, that's guaranteed to make you howl with laughter as much as it will make you cower in terror."

    -Film Ape, The Letterboxd Morning Show-

  • The Invasion 2007

    ★★ Rewatched 10 Oct, 2014

    I find myself drawn to this film, despite it not being very good. This is my third watch of it, I have to admit. There are some moments of interesting camera work, and some exciting set pieces as well, so that's how I justify the rewatches. Nicole Kidman leads the film as best she can, but the script just gives her nothing to work with. The rest of my thoughts are provided in convenient point form.

    They try so hard…

  • Land of the Dead 2005

    ★★★½ Rewatched 10 Oct, 2014

    Probably the best possible final product when thinking about a modern "of the Dead" film. Romero is making a western here, and for the most part it works. It's unfortunate that the film feels nothing like a Romero film though, given it is all glossy and features lots of cg gore effects. It also features way too many zombie killing money shots, which makes this film more akin to the Walking Dead TV show than to the original Romero classics.…

  • Ghostkeeper 1981

    Watched 08 Oct, 2014

    This is a bit of Canuxploitation that was shot about two hours from where I live. I've wanted to see this for a while, because the idea of a horror film set in an abandoned ski lodge is a great idea, but unfortunately Ghostkeeper was not worth the wait.

    Basically the premise is. A couple goes out snowmobiling, and some blonde from the lodge they are staying at tags along. They end up exploring an area that has a no…

  • The Exorcist III 1990

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Oct, 2014 7

    Patrick Ewing plays the angel of death in this, so, I hope that is enough reason to justify why I rated this the same as the first Exorcist.

    But seriously, this film is way better than it aught to be. It starts out like the horror version of Grumpy Old Men, and then just gets proper weird. The hospital is such a creepy location, and the writing in the film is very impressive. Brad Dourif's monologues are fantastic, and George…

  • Exorcist II: The Heretic 1977

    ★½ Watched 07 Oct, 2014 5

    Why read my thoughts on Exorcist II when you can watch William Friedkin talk about Exorcist II.

  • My Uncle Antoine 1971

    ★★★ Watched 07 Oct, 2014 3

    Apparently this is considered the greatest Canadian film by lots of high brow film organizations, organizations that I guess have never seen Heavenly Bodies...

    Mon oncle Antoine is a film that I have never seen, but while I was being forced to watch it in film class, I realized I had seen it, just in truncated parts. So much of the film is familiar to me, based solely on the fact that I have seen snippets of the film here…

  • The Exorcist 1973

    ★★★★ Rewatched 06 Oct, 2014 5

    The last time I saw this, it was with Linda Blair introducing the film. I was supposed to be seeing Night of the Living Dead with George Romero introducing the film, but he cancelled like a day or two before, so they booked The Exorcist as an alternate, and were able to get Linda Blair to come instead. Since it was all last minute, there were not many people in attendance, which made the event all the more intimate, and…

  • The X from Outer Space 1967

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Oct, 2014 4

    What Is This Monstrous THING?

    Godzilla meets The Green Slime and the result is a film that has some glorious miniature work and one of the more bizarre looking creatures that I've seen in a monster film. Brother Film Ape described it as Godzilla with a sting ray on its head.

  • Trick or Treat 1986

    ★★★★ Rewatched 05 Oct, 2014 2

    Rag Man is a great hero and Sammi Curr is a great villain.

  • Stunt Rock 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 05 Oct, 2014

    Giving this movie less than five stars should result in a mandatory five year prison sentence.