RSS feed for Rory

Favorite films

Recent activity

All films

Recent reviews

More
  • Night Moves 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Sep, 2014

    Some would perhaps argue that subtly is a dying art in cinema, nowadays audiences are clubbed over the head with even the most minor details. Night Moves is a different sort of film, one in which half the plot is told through stares and scenes of drawn out silence, it’s certainly not something that everyone will appreciate but those that take the time to read between the lines will find a memorising film.

    Night Moves follows three environmental activists who…

  • If I Stay 2014

    ★★½ Watched 15 Sep, 2014

    If I Stay is undeniably a heart wrenching movie, even reading a plot synopsis tugs at the heart strings, but for every moment of sadness there is an equal moment of confusion. Perhaps it’s poor source material, or maybe it’s just an unrelenting studio interference trying to appeal to the “tween” demographic.

    If I Stay is one of those films when bad things happen frequently, if you’re an emotional person prepare to be a wreck by the time the credits…

Popular reviews

More
  • The Hangover Part III 2013

    ★★½ Watched 23 May, 2013 6

    Disappointing sequels have been an industry staple for years; however the backlash surrounding The Hangover Part II was surprising. Critics and fans lamented the film for being a “carbon copy” and “a shameless cash in”. The Hangover Part III attempts to deliver a true sequel to the 2009 hit comedy, but unfortunately fails completely.

    There is no wedding, no hangover or nobody missing this time around. The Hangover Part III sees the Wolf pack attempting to track down Mr Chow…

  • Blade Runner 1982

    ★★★★★ Watched 08 Jan, 2013 2

    An incredible movie in nearly all accepts. A stellar soundtrack combine with a film noir style to create a perfectly realized dark world. An interesting plot with a hint of morality, make the film more than a big brash action movie. Harrison Ford gives a layered performance to bring a likeable but rough character to the screen. Action that is fast and enjoyable but with a brutal edge inline with the films dark world. Maybe it's only flaw is the…