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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Jul, 2016

    More like GUTbusters, amiright?!

    Seriously though, not all of the jokes may land as intended but in a relatively grim summer movie season this was a welcome blast of fun that both honors the original and treads new ground. It can't hold a candle to the brilliant original but here's hoping they are more successful with the inevitable sequel than the guys were.

  • Brute Force

    Brute Force 1947

    ★★★ Watched 14 Jul, 2016

    Well this was fucking bleak.

    Well shot, but damn, its a kick in the teeth without much meat on its bones to make the unhappy ending worth the journey.

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  • Bowling for Columbine

    Bowling for Columbine 2002

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Moore has the power to turn people against each other in record time if you happen to disagree on his merits as a documentary filmmaker but with Bowling For Columbine I truly believe he defined a time period of American history better than any other cinematic resource. He asks some very difficult questions here that ultimately can't be answered definitively but as a conversation starter this is perfection.
    The saddest thing about it though is that 10 years later…

  • Argo

    Argo 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    If someone had told me ten years ago that Ben Affleck was about to direct three standout films in a row with the third film destined for numerous Oscar nominations, I would have slapped said person hard and unleashed a barrage of expletives at him/her with a thick (and horribly fake) Boston accent. At the time no one would have thought me out of line, but sure enough, Affleck has proven me wrong in a very big way.

    In many…