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  • Spring

    Spring 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    Basically "Before Sunrise" as a horror movie, "Spring" is the latest genre bending genre film from the directors of "Resolution", a movie I found a little overrated but still liked to an extent.

    This film stars Lou Taylor Pucci, one of my favorite actors of all-time (looking a bit like Eminem here) as a guy who falls in love with a woman while in Italy. He spouts very Ethan Hawkey dialogue and even directly quotes "Before Sunrise". Thing is, the…

  • Growing Up and Other Lies

    Growing Up and Other Lies 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    Reminiscent of the pub crawl from "The World's End", this bitingly honest, raw and hilarious comedy is about 4 college buddies on a quest to see all of Manhattan in a day. Glorious fun with very very funny dialogue and a killer performance by the always reliable "Medicine for Melancholy" star Wyatt Cenac, who plays a huge asshole in this movie and gets some great lines, the best lines in the movie actually.

    Wyatt is so funny in this movie, you'll forget you've seen it all before.

    Thank god it's all funny. This movie is fall down funny. Smart and biting.

  • Trouble Dolls

    Trouble Dolls 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 28 Mar, 2015

    I've always confused Jennifer Prediger and Josephine "Butter on the Latch" Decker. Well now the monster from the Arnold movie (Prediger) has teamed up with her real life biffle Jess "Vagina Dentata" Weixler for the hilarious and heartfelt comedy "Apartment Trouble".

    Really funny girly humor at play here as Topher Grace's murderer and Miss Teeth team up with Megan Mullally and The Last Man on Earth (Will Forte, not the fat guy named Todd) to direct and star as best…

  • The Riot Club

    The Riot Club 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Mar, 2015

    Lone Scherfig is best known for the well regarded awards picture "An Education" and followed that film up with the much maligned, slightly underrated "One Day", a high concept romantic dramedy starring Anne "Havoc" Hathaway (remember "Havoc"? That was one hell of a movie. Richard Roeper dug it too. Jeffrey Tambor was on "The Ropers" too).

    Scherfig now directs this privileged Oxford students gone wild tale that is very Kubrickian. It owes more than just a wee bit of a…

  • Hacker's game

    Hacker's game 2015

    Watched 27 Mar, 2015

    This was a weird movie I just couldn't get into. Maybe it was my frame of mind at the time. I just found it boring and uninvolving.

    Sorry, Cyril.

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Mar, 2015

    A beautiful, crazy, black and white hipster lady vampire tale set in Iran.

    The only problem I had with it is that it kinda tries too hard to be super cool. Thankfully, it is pretty cool.

    Manic pixie vamp girl.

  • Bluebird

    Bluebird 2014

    Watched 22 Mar, 2015

    A drama so incredibly low-key that there is no key and that's a problem with me lol.

    The very boring, slow monotonous story of a bus driver's mistake and it's effect on her life and the lives of the other people in her town.

    Very boring, slow and no-key, k?

  • Halo: Nightfall

    Halo: Nightfall 2014

    ½ Watched 21 Mar, 2015

    This is what you would get if Halo existed in the 1990s and someone at Fox pitched a crappy Halo tv show. That would be fine if I watched it on Fox or Netflix for free but I paid $3.99 for this pile of crud.

  • The Toy Soldiers

    The Toy Soldiers 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Mar, 2015

    Though this ambitious 1990s style cynicysmfest has gotten tons of acclaim from critics, "The Toy Soldiers" is overlong and downbeat but if your a fan of films from the 1990s (notably Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia", Richard Linklater's "Dazed and Confused", Todd Solondz' "Storytelling", Doug Liman's "Go" and Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction", all of which this movie evokes) then this is a must watch for you.

    Yes, it's very dour and downbeat and also has a Gregg Araki style…

  • Lily & Kat

    Lily & Kat 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Mar, 2015

    Though on the surface level "Lily & Kat" owes a debt to "Life Partners" and "Broad City" (two things David Bax loves), it is in fact much more deep and meaningful than you would think, a gorgeously filmed and lushly scored (by Glowbug) existential dramedy of human errors about the complexities of female friendship.

    It's about what happens when inseparable New York best friends Lily and Kat are threatened with separation when Kat announces she has accepted a job offer in London and is leaving in 7 days.

    A fascinating portrait of splintering profundity.

    "Eat a Dick Agatha" - Lily

  • Last Summer

    Last Summer 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Mar, 2015

    A Gorgeously filmed, elegant, sun-baked romance, shot with the ease of a Terence Malick type vision and starring a James Dean type, "Last Summer" is a crisp LGBT film scintillatingly situated with a distinct southern drawl and a day in the life (summer in the life?) Matter-of-Factness.

    Fascinating beautiful filmmaking of the highest order.

  • Monsters: Dark Continent

    Monsters: Dark Continent 2015

    Watched 17 Mar, 2015

    Now I know where people are coming from when they say "S. Darko" is a terrible movie and a cash grab even though I feel "S. Dark" is a great movie and I enjoy it more than the original personally.

    This is not a great movie.

    Gareth Edwards' original "Monsters" from 2010 is one of the best sci-fi movies and even one of the best romances of the last half decade.

    This cash grab sequel is terrible and very very boring.