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  • Frank 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2014

    This movie is cherishable, not perishable.

    What begins as a fun and amazingly hilarious comedy, soon becomes a very serious and poignant commentary on mental illness and how it's treated in today's society.

    Whether you came to the movie for the laughs, or for Fassy's weirdest character to date, this movie is extremely enjoyable.

  • House of Bamboo 1955

    ★★ Watched 15 Aug, 2014

    Eddy first chases Mariko through the streets terrified, he then breaks into her home, he beats her, he disrespects her in front of numerous people, and yet she still chooses to shun herself from her entire community because she loves his eyebrows.

    Pretty tracking shots and a cool shoot-out finale don't make up for this dated, sexist character.

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  • King Kong 2005

    ★★★★ Rewatched 07 May, 2012 2

    So this does it. This ends my King Kong marathon.
    1933, 1976, and 2005.

    What did I think of Peter Jackson's adaption?
    I've got to say, pretty dang awesome.

    Jackson captures the feel and essence of the thirty's so incredibly well, that my favourite parts of the movie were that in the beginning and the end when we spend time in New York City. His attention to detail is extraordinary. The original clocked in at an hour and forty-six minutes,…

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Feb, 2014 1

    There is nothing new to say about this movie: it's iconic. It's fun. It's suspenseful. It's violent.

    It's a classic.