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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2016

    I was expecting this to get a few chuckles out of me, but I was laughing my ass off. Really pleasantly surprised at how funny this was. Is it as good as the original? Who cares. I'm only a mild fan of the 1984 original anyway, but this has enough homages and personality of its own to start a new Ghostbusters franchise.

    At times this does feel a little disjointed and there are clear holes where scenes should have been,…

  • Looking: The Movie

    Looking: The Movie 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Jul, 2016

    Looking was one of my favourite shows and I was really gutted when they cancelled it. However, this was a great way to wrap it up and I'm super satisfied. This final 90 minutes made me angry, made me laugh, and definitely made me cry.

    The material here would have made a killer final season and it sucks we will never get to see it expanded. This was really short and sometimes felt rushed, but they made what they could…

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  • Weekend

    Weekend 2011

    ★★★★★ Added

    Not since Lost in Translation or Before Sunset have I seen a more honest portrayal of a brief encounter between two strangers. Weekend is a simple film; a breath of fresh air that is charming and quite personal. It’s easily relatable — and not just for a gay viewer, but for anyone who’s had to deal with a similar situation — and it transcends sexual orientation to become a universal story of powerful human connection.

    I’m not sure if this…

  • Everybody Wants Some

    Everybody Wants Some 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Jul, 2016

    Nothing really happens here, but its plotlessness is what's so incredibly charming about it. Oh, and the blatant homoeroticism is incredible.