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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2014

    The cast in these films are brilliant. There were some really good parts in this movie and I enjoyed it and all but when thinking about it not much really happened for its duration, still I eagerly await part 2, but maybe could have been a better film if they just left it in one piece.

  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2014

    Great film that's destined to be a classic. Gyllenhaal gives a career high performance in a career full of great performances, perhaps the year's best performance. Really strong script with a brilliantly written protagonist, up there with the greats. Anything that critiques news media is alright by me.

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  • The Place Beyond the Pines 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 Jun, 2013

    I did not have a problem with the pacing changes between acts, like others, everything was top notch, the direction, the acting, the score (Mike Patton!), the script. Between this and Blue Valentine, Derek Derek Cianfrance is offically on my radar.

  • Noah 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Mar, 2014

    A bleak and dark film for most of its duration. The type of film that is rare to find, if I were to compare it to any two films it would be The Fountain and The Last Temptation of Christ, if you didn't like either of those films chances are you won't like this. Some of its imagery was striking and haunting. It is an Aronofsky with its visuals, stellar score from Mansell and themes used in many of his…