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  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943

    ★★★★½ Watched 30 Aug, 2015

    2015 Movie Project | #23

    A pretty extraordinary film from lots of angles. Roger Livesey really brings a character I'd usually have no interest in to life and really kept me interested during a long movie. The first 30 minutes didn't do much for me but my appreciation began to grow as time went on and by the end I found myself totally on board with everything that had happened and how things had progressed.

    While I watched the movie,…

  • The Maze Runner

    The Maze Runner 2014

    ★★★ Watched 25 Aug, 2015

    The first 90 minutes were pretty entertaining. Too bad the movie is 110 minutes long.

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  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986

    ★★★★ Rewatched 05 Dec, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This was the only Star Trek movie from the original series that I saw as a kid. It left an impression on me and I remember it fondly and watching it today reaffirmed that fondness. Everything seemed to be clicking in this movie between the cast, the direction, the story and its execution. The first 15 minutes of the Enterprise crew in present day San Francisco is some of the best fish-out-of-water stuff you'll find in a movie anywhere.

    The…

  • God's Not Dead

    God's Not Dead 2014

    ½ Watched 13 May, 2014

    It's very easy, too easy, to slam God's Not Dead purely because it's straight-up Christian propaganda. And not just propaganda but antagonistic crap designed to reach to the converted and preach to those on the fence. This movie is fully representative of the excessively defensive Christian victim complex movement that's plaguing America today. It's a bad movie with bad acting and bad direction and bad everything else but no worse than any other Lifetime made-for-TV movie.

    Long story short: This…