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  • The Interview

    The Interview 2014

    Watched 27 Dec, 2014

    There's maybe one or two films that aren't utterly ruined by Franco's face and voice being in them, and this wasn't one of them.

  • Don's Party

    Don's Party 1976

    ★★½ Watched 08 Jun, 2014

    Graham Kennedy a small penis.

  • The Castle

    The Castle 1997

    ★★★½ Rewatched 23 Apr, 2014

    Dad could not believe his luck when he found this place. It was a bargain, and he couldn't work out why. It was just a block of land with a beautiful view. It took him five years to build this place. He bought an unfinished kit home out of the trading post, built it in the backyard and towed it up here with his truck. He was the only bloke he knew with a holiday home. Not a mobile home. A holiday home. And he reckoned we were the luckiest family in the world.

    "Dale, I reckon we're the luckiest family in the world."

  • Grumpier Old Men

    Grumpier Old Men 1995

    ★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2014

    for what purpose

  • Grumpy Old Men

    Grumpy Old Men 1993

    ★★ Added


  • The Thief Who Came to Dinner

    The Thief Who Came to Dinner 1973

    ★★★ Watched 10 Apr, 2014

    The soundtrack on this film kicks so much ass

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 1984

    ★★★★ Rewatched 23 Feb, 2014

    I watched this a couple of days ago but I might watch 2 later.
    So much for Ghostbusters III

  • Against the Current

    Against the Current 2009

    ★★★½ Rewatched 20 Feb, 2014

    I really don't see why people don't like this film.

  • Legally Blonde

    Legally Blonde 2001

    ★★★½ Rewatched 11 Feb, 2014

    Elle Woods is my spirit animal.

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013

    ★★½ Watched 29 Dec, 2013

    There were way too many parts of this movie that felt like I was watching someone play a video game - the barrel scene, especially, had that special mixture of contrived action acrobatics and unbalanced comedy/action tones that stretch suspension of disbelief just a little too far. I know the film must have been entertaining because the 161 minutes went by in no time, but in retrospect, it's a very flawed film. That has nothing to do with any deviations…

  • City of God

    City of God 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 22 Dec, 2013

    Two years after the fact I've indulged a friend and watched this. I avoided checking it out more to be a nuisance than for any genuine lack of interest in the film or subject matter, but I've got to didn't dissapoint, which is to say, it was exactly what I expected it to be, which is to say, it was good.
    Oh, I mean, it's nothing especially spectacular. As studies, the characters aren't particularly fascinating, nor is the perspective they're…

  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 2006

    ★★★ Rewatched 15 Dec, 2013

    "Better than Upstream Colour."
    ~ Me.