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  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Sep, 2014

    Over long and there's almost as much flashback as there is "current" story, but it's all interesting and kept me engaged for the entire bloated run time. I won't be nearly as eager to rewatch this as I am the original trilogy, but I was still glad to be in Middle Earth again.

  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Sep, 2014

    I feel like I can't make a full judgement until I see Volume 2, but I am definitely intrigued to see how Joe's story turns out. The film being told in chapters really sets a good pace and I could see how that device could work for one very long film. The acting across the board is very good, Uma Thurman getting extra credit for taking a role that feels so explored (the jilted wife) and doing extraordinary things with it. If you watch this expecting to see a lot of sex, be prepared to also learn a great deal about fly fishing, Fibonacci, and forks.

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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…