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  • John Wick 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Oct, 2014 2

    Any movie that is able to make you forget that Keanu Reeves is a terrible actor, is at least somewhat successful. John Wick does this by constantly moving forward, never dwelling on long scenes that require its star to say much. It works, and ends up being a kick-ass bit of action fun. It's not much more than that, but it turns out that what it is and what it does, is enough.

  • Life Itself 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Aug, 2014

    All the feels. ALL of them.

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  • Identity Thief 2013

    ½ Watched 07 Mar, 2013 5

    I cannot fully express how much I hated this movie and how painful it was to sit through. It's supposedly a comedy, but none of the jokes are funny. I chuckled once at the very beginning for an Ayn Rand/Fountainhead joke from Jon Favreau and at the very end when Melissa McCarthy is talking to the kids. That's it.

    It's so incompetent, so boring and sooooo looonnnnngggggg, that I considered walking out about three different times. It takes a lot…

  • After Earth 2013

    Watched 30 May, 2013 2

    A gigantic, boring, ugly, nonsensical, poorly written, directed and acted piece of shit vanity project.

    Apparently, in the future (a mere 1000 years or so), evolution has turned Earth back over to the dinosaurs and while humanity has mastered lightspeed and deep space homing beacons, we still fight with pointy sticks.

    M. Night Shyamalan literally does almost nothing interesting, although to be fair to him, this is sub-par material from the start. Jaden Smith is asked to do things he…