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  • Open House 1987

    ★½ Watched 17 Sep, 2014

    Realtors are getting killed off one by one, as a radio therapist gets calls from the possible killer and worries about the female realtor who he is romantically involved with. As a licensed film inspector, I've got to say that it was a waste of time calling me out to take a look at this one. Anyone off the street can see that Open House is in need of a serious overhaul, and is no way worth the hour and…

  • No Good Deed 2014

    Watched 16 Sep, 2014 5

    The guy who directed the lion's share of Luther + Luther himself = a garbage movie. Sometimes math makes no sense to me.

  • Ginger Snaps 2000

    ★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2014 3

    I find it very difficult to forgive a film when it doesn't look cinematic. That is by biggest problem with Ginger Snaps. It looks like a television show for the early 00s, and thus, I was not a fan. Furthermore, the television look of the film had me thinking that it would have made a better television show. Both leads are strong, I'll give the film that, I just can't look past the look of the film. It also doesn't…

  • Things 1989

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Sep, 2014

    As if the head doctor of a mental institution, who is an undiagnosed schizophrenic, decided to make a film with the mental patients. There is nothing normal, or human about this film. Everyone involved is next level crazy, with the performances being absolutely bonkers. It straddles the line between being the greatest thing to watch ever, and being something purposefully pushing the viewer into madness.

  • Leprechaun 1993

    ★★★ Watched 12 Sep, 2014

    Kind of like Ernest Scared Stupid, but with more cussing, and not as scary.

  • Dark Angel 1990

    ★★★ Watched 12 Sep, 2014

    A fun, yet uninspired, and kind of dull film. I love me some Dolph, and he is easily the best part of this film. I wish that he had a little more supporting him though. The look of the aliens is lame, and we really get no satisfying information about them. Also, Dark Angel doesn't even make sense as a title. I Come in Peace is a million times better. Basically The Terminator's dumber second cousin.

  • The Drop 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Sep, 2014 5

    This isn't going to light the world on fire, but it is a very well made film, with tight storytelling, and great performances from all the actors. I enjoyed being immersed in the world for the runtime, and I enjoy the fact that the film wasn't at all loud or brash, but still had a nice edge to it. Really, this is the perfect September movie, in that it helps wash away some of the excess and doldrums of the Summer, and gets us ready for the Fall movie season.

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Sep, 2014 8

    An absolute masterpiece in restraint, from the master of restraint. Everything in this movie that shouldn't work, things that I should roll my eyes at, play out completely sincere and honest. Linklater doesn't force in tons of music to make us aware of the time period, or make too much reference to events that are happening in the world, the movie just plays. As a result, any of the time period specific stuff, such as opening the film with Coldplay's…

  • Ghostbusters 1984

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 11 Sep, 2014

  • Pet Sematary II 1992

    ★★ Watched 10 Sep, 2014 3

    The gore effects are very sticky, Clancy Brown is fun, and the film doesn't have Stephen King looking over its shoulder, but the quality of the movie is about the same as the first.

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 1986

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Sep, 2014

    "It's like death eating a cracker, isn't it? Huh? HUH!?"

    In terms of set design and set decoration, there are few films that compare to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. The lair of the family is absolutely insane. There is not enough that can be said or written about the amount of detail and creativity that went into making that lair what it is. And really it is not just the lair that has a lot of detail, but the…

  • Goin' Down the Road 1970

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Sep, 2014

    Considered a classic Canadian film, Goin' Down the Road is a gorilla shot film about the unforgiving nature of the big city. Not surprisingly, the film is set in Toronto, and features a couple guys from Nova Scotia heading there to find a better life. One dreams of an office job, and has pie in the sky hopes, while the other is just along for the ride. They end up settling on a job at a soda company unloading trucks.…