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  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket 1987

    ★★★★½ Watched 10 Jan, 2016

    'Whose the leader of the club that's made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y-M-O-U-S-E.'

    A film that both shows the horrors of war juxtaposed with the comedy of how silly the war in Vietnam really was, Kubrick makes possibly the most memorable war flick of all time.The opening 40 minute bootcamp scene is pure genius.

    While this is for me by no means Kubrick's best, that demonstrates just how incredible his films really are.

  • Starred Up

    Starred Up 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 06 Jan, 2016

    When British film is great the lines feel real, the emotion is high, and the pace quick. This film delivers on all fronts and is a highly underrated gem that stands with Transporting as a modern British classic.

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  • The Loved Ones

    The Loved Ones 2009

    ★★★½ Added

    Resilience

    That's all I have to say.

  • The Man Who Wasn't There

    The Man Who Wasn't There 2001

    ★★★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2015

    *Internal Monologue*

    As I sat down on my seat, my finger hovering over the play button - I knew this was going to be good. The light dangling overhead was a distraction. I got up. I turned it off.

    The room went black.

    The film began. I fumbled with my Fedora and sipped on my whiskey while Thornton stole the show. His best performance? I think so.

    The film told the tale of a barber, Ed Crane (Thornton), a quiet…