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  • The Terrornauts

    The Terrornauts 1967

    ★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2015

    Boring and then pretty weird, The Terrornauts is your standard sci-fi b-movie. That poster is literally like 5 minutes of the film, and has pretty much nothing to do with the overall story.

  • Lost River

    Lost River 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 07 Apr, 2015 4

    "I look like my picture should be on a million dollar bill."

    I don't have much to write about this film, apart from that I really, really liked it, and possibly loved it. This is mostly a mood piece, and while the plot is interesting, it is really secondary. I found the visuals to be simple, but very striking and engaging. I thought performance wise across the board it was strong, and I loved Matt Smith as Bully. I also…

  • Kung Fu Elliot

    Kung Fu Elliot 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Apr, 2015 4

    "Well, you know, it's Nova Scotia, like, there's not too many good people here, it's...it's the province. There's a lot of dirtbags in Nova Scotia. More than any place I've ever lived."

    So I have no idea if this film is real or fake. The ending suggests that it is fake, and most of me hopes that it is. This Elliot guy is so unlikable that accepting that he is a real human being might forever alter my opinion of…

  • Escape from the Bronx

    Escape from the Bronx 1983

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Apr, 2015

    "Nobody would sit on a john...full of dynamite."

    Escape from the Bronx picks up where 1990: The Bronx Warrior left off (I guess) and it pretty much is what Death Wish 3 is to Death Wish. Escape from the Bronx is basically just extended sequences of people running around rundown buildings and either getting shot, or shooting other people. It's pretty much just straight up carnage, and it is fun enough. All the slow motion use really hits a sweet…

  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 2015

    ★★★ Watched 02 Apr, 2015

    Some fun one liners, Kurt Russell, and the spectacle of a car jumping from one skyscraper to another, make this film watchable, but Furious 7 is a major decline from the last two movies in this franchise. I honestly am trying to pin down exactly why the movie doesn't work, and the answer is that it just feels like a parody of itself now. 5 feels fresh because it was a fresh idea (for the series), and 6 works because…

  • 1990: The Bronx Warriors

    1990: The Bronx Warriors 1982

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Apr, 2015 6

    "I work for nobody. I don't care about the Manhattan Corporation. I don't care about the girl. I don't care about politics. I don't care about anything. I believe in nothing......I'm Hammer, the exterminator."

    This is a low rent Italian rip off of both The Warriors and Escape From New York, and while it isn't good, it really ain't half bad. I mean, right off the bat you get this amazing scene of all the gangs meeting up across the…

  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 2006

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Apr, 2015

    It's all about proper series continuity.

  • Warrior

    Warrior 2011

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 01 Apr, 2015

    So when I first joined Letterboxd, I had already been logging film ratings for everything that I had watched for a year and a bit previous. Thus, I went back through my records and logged everything that I had watched prior to my tenure on this site with a star rating and no review. My rating system at the time was a rating system of my own creation that went gold banana, good banana, and banana peel. I always liked…

  • Moneyball

    Moneyball 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Mar, 2015

    Bennett Miller is one of the hippest cats working today.

  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Mar, 2015 3

    I can't say that the name Alex Gibney does much for me in terms of documentary filmmaking. The only documentary I really liked of his was the 30 for 30 doc, Catching Hell, and aside from that I don't think I have even seen an entire one of his films. Going Clear had a bit of build up around it, given that HBO supposedly was prepared for lawsuits from The Church of Scientology. I would say that Going Clear is…

  • Fast & Furious 6

    Fast & Furious 6 2013

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 29 Mar, 2015

    I put this series in the same category as the Step Up series. I just like them. I find them entertaining, and I find the world building throughout the series absurd, but also kind of fascinating. Am I rating this a 4.5 in comparison to something like Blow Out, absolutely not. It's a 4.5 in comparison to something like Transformers, I guess. Again, why does life have to be so complicated...

  • Fast Five

    Fast Five 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 28 Mar, 2015

    Star ratings are for the birds. I mean this isn't a five star film, but then again, it is. Life is too complicated...