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  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2004

    ★★★½ Added

    I won’t make excuses here. This film is utterly brilliant. The simple pleasures of the Nickelodeon cartoon are expanded to epic proportions with a bizarro underground comix vibe that blows my mind every single time I see it. I mean, this is a kids’ flick with Stunt Rock references for Pete’s sake - this ain’t your Rugrats Movie. I did not expect to like this movie much when it hit theaters, but I ended up LOVING it. Just talking about…

  • The Wrestler 2008

    ★★★★½ Watched 09 Dec, 2008

    The Wrestler is not an underdog story. It’s not the story of a man with an unattainable dream who works beyond all odds to get within reach of his dream. If that story is a part of The Wrestler at all, then it happened a good twenty-five years or so before this film starts. Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke) has already achieved his goal; he has already lived the dream. The Wrestler is about the “now what?” that comes…

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