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  • Tusk

    Tusk 2014

    ★★ Watched 14 Jan, 2015

    Not so much a "movie" as it is a big in-joke between Kevin Smith and his SModcast listeners, it's essentially the Angry Video Game Nerd Movie for Kevin Smith fans, except TUSK might like you to believe otherwise.

    Everything Kevin Smith has done outside of his beloved Askewniverse just feels off. Smith's old movies had a style of dialogue that had a distinct, charming signature to it that has since disappeared. I can't tell if the actors he works with…

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy 2013

    Watched 10 Jan, 2015

    The most bizarre, enjoyably awful remake since Neil LaBute farted in THE WICKER MAN's face with his pants down. The mysterious tension of the original film is replaced with an air of artsy, cartoon nonsense that makes this remake feel like a cartoon burlesque of Park Chan-wook's masterpiece. Everything that happens in the original is tackled like a checklist, and the look of the film is art directed into unintentional hilarity. The South African guy from DISTRICT 9 looks like…

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  • The Lovely Bones

    The Lovely Bones 2009

    ½ Added 2

    Rape and murder leads to a magical land of Yes album covers.

  • Raising Arizona

    Raising Arizona 1987

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2012

    I always forget how damn funny this movie is. Being a huge Coen Brothers fan, some of their movies get criminally underplayed for me, and this is one of them.