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  • Gremlins 1984

    ★★★ Watched 20 Sep, 2014

    The dialogue is atrocious, several characters and scenes have no purpose, and the message is iffy, but it's a fun 80s romp that has great effects that still hold up, impeccable pacing, and some fantastic set pieces.

    Flawed, but a fun 95 minutes nonetheless.

  • Tokyo Godfathers 2003

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Sep, 2014 4

    This could easily be seen as the black sheep of Satoshi Kon's works. It's not very surreal, doesn't focus on the line between reality and fantasy, and is generally quite light-hearted.

    It's also my favourite.

    Tokyo Godfathers is something that I've never seen done well before: a dramatic farce. It's almost nonsensical in its constant misunderstandings and near-misses and plot twists that it becomes completely hilarious, but then can slam you back to down to Earth with some surprisingly heavy…

Popular reviews

  • Under the Skin 2013

    Watched 23 Apr, 2014 29



    I don't get it.


    I don't get it.

    At least give it a rating.

    But I don't get it.

    Was it good?


    Would you recommend it?

    I don't know.

    How does that work?

    I don't know.



    Just give it 2 1/2 or something.

    I can't.


    Because it's good.

    Then what's the issue?

    I don't know.

    For fuck's sake.

    I don't understand it. It confused me.

    Just your plebian mind.

    Fuck you.

    Fuck you.…

  • In Bruges 2008

    ★★★★★ Watched 14 Aug, 2012 6

    The only film where you will witness Madeye Moody and Voldemort sit in a bar and call each other cunts.