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  • Drive-In Massacre 1977

    Watched 04 Apr, 2014

    For a movie filmed entirely in "blood curdling gore-color" , I was definitely disappointed. The ending is ridiculous and amazing, but the rest of the film is pretty boring. The beheading is a great moment though, and I wish there was more stuff like that. The lack of drive-in gags in regards to the killings was a bummer. I wanted eyeballs in someone's popcorn, or something.

  • Noah 2014

    ★★★★ Rewatched 31 Mar, 2014

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

  • Ms. 45 1981

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Mar, 2014

    Maniac meets Taxi Driver, with a slow motion killing scene, where the protagonist is dressed as a nun, added for good measure. Abel Ferrara is such a big old softy for including that final scene.

  • Noah 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Mar, 2014 8

    So, with about an hour left in the film, some girl walked out of the movie. While I couldn't see her, as I was on the completely opposite side of the theatre, I could hear her. She was yelling about how "the movie was terrible" and that "you [meaning those in the theatre] should all leave". Well, I didn't leave, as I actually appreciated the film for what it is, a Darren Aronofsky film.

    If you go into this film…

  • Grindhouse 2007

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Mar, 2014 27

    It is interesting to me to think about how much has changed since 2007. I mean, at the time I thought Tarantino was pretty popular, and same for Rodriquez, but this film didn't really wow at the box office, making only 25 million. Fast forward to today, and Tarantino has two major box office hits, and really couldn't be any more popular. Rodriquez has been churning out some really uninspired stuff, but I still bet that if this was released…

  • 35 Shots of Rum 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Mar, 2014

    Pretty standard indie fare on every level. Literally nothing about this film stood out to me. It is perfectly fine, but I'll probably have forgotten it by this time next week. I am kind of bummed about this, as I really want to like Claire Denis' work, but so far I have not been overly impressed with anything of hers that I have seen.

  • You're Next 2013

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Mar, 2014

    The first act of the film, right up until the family dinner scene, is not very good. Everything after that is tops though.

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 24 Mar, 2014

    Is good

  • The Hidden Fortress 1958

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 23 Mar, 2014

    I really wish that George Lucas had borrowed even more from this film for Star Wars. I would have loved to see a scene where C3PO and R2D2 draw straws to determine who gets to force themself on Princess Leia.

  • Love Liza 2002

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Mar, 2014 4

    "Well it is a big deal. You come in here...like...you know...er...we're not in a motel room, you know Denny. I got stuff I might be doing in here, Denny. You don't just come in here, I'm Denny who cares what anyone thinks, ya don't care what I think. I'm Denny, who cares.....comin in here.....DON'T COME IN HERE."

  • Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★ Watched 21 Mar, 2014 8

    The thing that this film will most likely be remembered for, is for the big hullabaloo involving Harvey Weinstein wanting to cut twenty minutes out of the film for its North American release. Weinstein eventually conceded, allowing the director's cut to be released, and people cheered over the fact that this film wouldn't be passed through the Hollywood filter. The thing is though, the film does need at least twenty minutes cut out of it, if not more. There is…

  • Moonrise Kingdom 2012

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Mar, 2014 2

    "These are my books. I like stories with magic powers in them. Either in kingdoms on Earth or on foreign planets. Usually I prefer a girl hero, but not always."

    Two things

    When comparing all of Wes Anderson's films, the world of Moonrise Kingdom seems like the most desirable world to inhabit.

    Bob Balaban kills it.