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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 May, 2016

    The current high-water mark of convincing CGI, as well as some of the best recent storytelling found outside of Pixar.

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 25 May, 2016 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A few missteps in an otherwise great film.

    The fake Marion death - Indy hard drinking part rings false, and going to suicide so quickly was forced. But the biggest issue is that nothing after the truck scene is better than anything before it. The third act is the weakest and least-exciting part of the movie, and Indy riding a submarine stretches disbelief to the extreme. I've also never appreciated the fact that Indy could have stayed at home doing…

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  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ½ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 539

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    He did it. He actually did it.

    I cannot believe I'm even typing this, but it's true...

    Christopher Nolan successfully crammed 10 pounds of shit into a 5 pound bag.

    Didn't even think it was possible!

    Is every citizen of Gotham City a fucking idiot? Let me count the ways...

    The first example goes all the way back to Batman Begins, when Bruce Wayne disappears for something like 8 years, then comes back one day without anybody asking where he…

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather 1972

    ★★★★★ Added 23

    I don't trust anyone who dislikes this movie.