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  • Only Lovers Left Alive 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Sep, 2014

    A lovely atmospheric look at what immortality can do to different personalities. You can see the best and highest points of humanity or you can see their missed potential and sense of decay. Tom Hiddleston's Adam sees both and is conflicted by it as well as his desire to create art. Tilda Swinton's Eve spends her immortality consuming as much art as she can and is much less adverse to new experiences.

    The acting is not overdone and for that…

  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II 2013

    ★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2014

    Wow, what a letdown after watching Volume I. First off, so strange to immediately cut from Stacy Martin to Charlotte Gainsbourg and say three years passed. Especially when Shia Labeouf is still around and looks exactly the same. I don't know if watching these back to back would make it easier to accept this is the same character or increase that disconnect.

    Second, there's really no cohesive story here. I think an interesting narrative could be made about a sex…

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  • Castello Cavalcanti 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Nov, 2013

    Seven and a half minutes of Wes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman is better than no minutes.

  • Timeline 2003

    ★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2014

    Okay I expected this to be stupid and I swallowed just about all of the dumbness that was fed to me. What I could not stomach was the movie's completely disjointed message about who the main character was. All the scenes before they travel in time make you think it's Paul Walker. He's in love with the girl. It's his father they have to rescue. But then they go back in time and Gerard Butler becomes the main character. He…