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  • The Two Faces of January

    The Two Faces of January 2014

    ★★★ Watched 13 Nov, 2015

    I'm sorry I disappointed you.
    -Chester MacFarland

    Starts out incredibly strong with two powerhouses in acting at the forefront in Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac while Kirsten Dunst does her best to try and keep up. It's not exactly the plot's mystery that gets you, but rather the mystery surrounding the main characters' motivations.

    The only problem here is that all the cards are shown way to early and once you know what everyone is really up to, the plot…

  • Spectre

    Spectre 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Nov, 2015

    You are a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond.
    -Mr. White

    I take solace in the fact that James Bond has always been there and will always be there. The films have been around for 53 years and the brand is as strong as ever. If Denise Richards couldn't run this thing into the ground nothing can.

    I have mixed feelings about Spectre. When Daniel Craig took over the role I wasn't a fan. It had less to do…

  • Skyfall

    Skyfall 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 12 Nov, 2015

    What did you expect, an exploding pen?

    I still rank this as one of the best James Bond films and a few years ago I thought I would never say that about a Daniel Craig film. What can I say? I'm cheap and all that fan service completely worked on me.

  • Incident on and Off a Mountain Road

    Incident on and Off a Mountain Road 2005

    ★★★½ Watched 10 Nov, 2015

    Hell of a night, huh Moonface.

    Here I am a decade after the fact finally watching Masters of Horror and I dared call myself a fan of the genre before. It's about time I corrected that.

    The first installment is from director Don Coscarelli who most people probably associate, rightfully so, with his Phantasm films but to me the gem that should never be overlooked is the fact that he directed Bruce Campbell in the greatest thing he did…

  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

    Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter 1984

    ★★★★ Rewatched 08 Nov, 2015 3

    Let me put this into the ol' computer.

    I think I broke Ms. DuLac over this year's Horroctober. Even though it's over, when trying to decide what to watch a full week out of it, she says "Maybe we should watch the next Friday the 13th from where we left off..."

  • Card Subject To Change

    Card Subject To Change 2010

    ★★★ Watched 07 Nov, 2015

    If you really wanted to make it in this business you didn't do it for the money, you did it because you loved it.

    Unfocussed and all over the place, but if you're a wrestling fan it'll still do the trick as it gives you a glimpse of where one time stars end up and the ones that never were.

  • Dear Frankie

    Dear Frankie 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Nov, 2015

    I was looking for a man... a stranger. No past, no present, no future.

    The misses likes her rom/coms, even the incredibly dumb ones just like I like my horror and action films... even the incredibly dumb ones, so I can't begrudge her for that. That's why when I saw the synopsis for Dear Frankie I put the film in our NetFlix queue because it sounded like a predictable rom/com.

    I had no idea that screenwriter Andrea Gibb and…

  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four 2015

    Watched 05 Nov, 2015

    Dr Storm, we gave you six years and billions of dollars, and you gave us nothing. What's different, now?
    -Harvey Elder

    This movie depressed me so much that I stopped logging movies on Letterboxd for a week.

    The Fantastic Four has endured in comics in one form or another for almost 55 years. The characters have evolved over those years, but the tone has mostly stayed the same for decades. You would think a studio would recognize that the reason…

  • Blue Dream

    Blue Dream 2013

    ★★ Watched 04 Nov, 2015 2

    There's a map here and I'm convinced all roads lead to me, because I'm the center of the universe.

    Gregory Hatanaka's film has more ambition behind it then talent. A straight forward story about a print journalist in the late 90s dealing with the internet's potential threat to his career shouldn't feel so disjointed. Each scene feels like it wants to be more then it really is with several introduced plot threads that go nowhere.

    I don't remember ever…

  • Circle of Iron

    Circle of Iron 1978

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Nov, 2015

    Tie two birds together, and even though they have four wings, they cannot fly.
    -Blind Man

    I actually forced myself to watch something that wasn't horror, like someone going through rehab attempting to ease himself off his drug of choice. Usually this time of year I have no problems leaving horror films behind after the annual October marathon, but I could have continued easily this go around.

    Circle of Iron was a story originally conceived by Bruce Lee who wanted…

  • Friday the 13th Part 3

    Friday the 13th Part 3 1982

    ★★★ Rewatched 31 Oct, 2015

    Would you be yourself, if you looked like this?

    The Trick'r Treaters ended earlier then I had expected so we found ourselves with time for a movie and the misses knew that it had to be a horror film. Since she had just watched the two first films and didn't remember seeing them before we ended up going with part 3.

    Now sadly Horroctober is over. I woke up this morning to Ms. DuLac saying "Awe, no more horror…

  • Halloween

    Halloween 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Oct, 2015 9

    You've fooled them, haven't you Michael? But not me.
    -Dr. Sam Loomis

    Say what you will about the Halloween movies, but at least Michael Myers never ended up in outer space. This year we got an average number of trick or treaters despite it ending earlier then I expected. What was disappointing though is that no one dressed up as monsters of any kind.

    No classic monsters like Dracula or Frankenstein Monster. No 80s horror movie icons like Jason or…