RSS feed for Jesse_Fisher

Recent activity

All films

Recent reviews

More
  • Bears 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Apr, 2014

    Looks great and would have been undermined by a false narrative and cheesy voice over. Except for that it's John C Reily and all I could hear was everything ironically delivered by Dr. Steve Brule, adding a hilarious layer to beautiful photography.

  • The Pirate Fairy 2014

    ★½ Watched 17 Apr, 2014

    I really learned a lot about the meaning of friendship....

Popular reviews

More
  • RoboCop 2014

    Watched 18 Feb, 2014

    All the worst elements of the modern re-make (note: fuck the neck-beard placating euphimism "re-boot") are present here. Toned down (to PG IN CANADA!) language, violence and nudity and over plotting. It takes about 50 minutes to get to where Verhoeven's Robocop got you in 15.

    It's like over the past 20 years Hollywood forgot the very nature of how the medium works. A unique art form that lets you say a million words where a still picture once told…

  • Troll 2 1990

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2013

    Despite what everyone thinks about the "So bad it's good" paradox, I'm firmly in the "So bad" camp. Jaws 3 & 4? Not fun. Batman and Robin? Mostly disheartening. Battlefield Earth? Work out some kind of anagram that has BARF in it.

    That being said....

    Troll 2 is so unbelievable in it's execution of EVERY DETAIL that it's really, really fun. It has a reasonable (albeit terrible) narrative plot and structure so it's not a slog in that regard. Performances, music,…