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  • Happy People: A Year in the Taiga 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2014

    Though it is bogged down in parts by Werner Herzog's clunky narration, Happy People is a fascinating documentary about the people of a small, and I do mean small, Siberian village. At times it's apparent that this film was edited down from something much longer because characters and themes sort of materialize suddenly and then disappear just as quickly. The film spends a majority of its time on a trapper named Gennady, which is good because he's the most interesting…

  • Teeth 2007

    ★★½ Watched 10 Nov, 2014

    Well, fuck.

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2012

    ★½ Watched 04 Jul, 2013

    If you're going to reboot a franchise that's only been dormant for five years, you have to give us some sort of indication that you care. Christ, what a train wreck.

  • 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…