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  • Whip It 2009

    ★★★ Rewatched 13 Apr, 2014 3

    We're number two! We're number two!
    -The Hurl Scouts

    I like Drew Barrymore's directorial debut quite a bit and hope that the box office disappointment of it doesn't stop her from giving it another go at it in the near future (it's been 5 years already). She was the perfect fit for a nontraditional coming of age story despite one huge cliché that should have been cut out of the film completely.

    I've seen plenty coming of age films about…

  • The Meaning of Life 1983

    ★★★★ Rewatched 13 Apr, 2014

    And finally, a wafer thin mint.
    -Maitre d'

    Even though the Pythons themselves would call this their lesser film it still comes pretty damn close to the quality of The Holy Grail and Life of Brian. It's obvious weakness in comparison is that there is no real narrative with The Meaning of Life simply being an excuse to string together the skits, but it's also a strength as the film goes in pretty much any damn direction it wants.


  • Dementia 13 1963

    ★★★ Watched 13 Apr, 2014

    Castle Haloran is a bit perplexing, a very strange place really, old and musty, the kind of place you'd expect a ghost to like to wander around in.
    -Louise Haloran

    Roger Corman gives yet another start to an up-and-comer, here a 24 year old kid named Francis Ford Coppola. Told to basically make a quickie ripoff of Psycho with the left over budget of The Young Racers and a few of it's cast members, Coppola stuck to the slasher genre…

  • Jesus Camp 2006

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Apr, 2014 15

    George W. Bush... he has really brought some real credibility... um... to the Christian faith.
    -Becky Fischer

    One of the scariest films I've ever seen.

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Apr, 2014

    Oh, man! I am so fired!
    -Smithsonian Guard

    They really screwed up continuity here. I understand that his uniform changes, but his motorcycle looks NOTHING like it did in the first film.

  • Tales from the Darkside 1990

    ★★★½ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    Cross your heart?

    George A. Romero, along with horror icon Stephen King, first gave us Creepshow in theaters, but then ran into a few problems when he tried to create a television series out of it. Does Romero own the rights to anything he's created? A few tweaks and a name change gave us four seasons of the horror anthology Tales from the Darkside on television before it came full circle with it's own theatrical film. Most fans would…

  • Corridors of Blood 1958

    ★★★½ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    Pain and the knife are inseparable.
    -Mr. Blount

    Almost more a drama then a horror film, it still fits the bill for the simple fact that it takes place in London's West End during the 1840s, a time before surgical anesthesia. In a chilling scene of a man having his leg amputated in front of a crowd of scholars, the chatter seems to be about how fast the surgeon is going to pull it off this time while two burly…

  • Batman: Strange Days 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    I'm nearly ready for... wait... what's that sound?
    -Hugo Strange

    Bruce Timm's 3 minute tribute to Batman creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger for The Dark Knight's 75th Anniversary. Batman's original design looks fantastic in black & white done in the style of Timm and Eric Radomski's "Dark Deco" as originally seen in Batman: The Animated Series.

    Word of warning, if you thought you missed Batman: TAS before, you'll be craving new adventures even more after watching this.

    Watch it on YouTube here.

  • Frankenstein's Army 2013

    ★½ Watched 10 Apr, 2014

    Well that was fuckin' useless.

    Apparently the Russian army had access to HD Digital cameras in 1945.

    If I had known this was a found-footage film before hand I might not have bothered. Before this film I thought there was only two kinds of found footage films. Those who use the gimmick to set tone and mood like [REC] or Troll Hunter and those who just use it as a cheap technique to make a film or put a…

  • Two Mules for Sister Sara 1970

    ★★★½ Watched 09 Apr, 2014

    Sister, I don't mind shootin' em' for ya, but I'll be damned if I'm gonna sweat over 'em for ya.

    A surprise and a half here. I say that mainly because of the film's less then assuring title for a western along with the odd pairing of Clint Eastwood and Shirley MacLaine. The film not only ends up better then expected but it's actually a damn good western. I should have known that Eastwood teaming up with director Don…

  • The Woman 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2014 7

    That is not civilised behaviour!
    -Chris Cleek

    Oddly enough this is my first Lucky McKee film in over a decade as I had only seen the brilliant May from his filmography. Here McKee directs from a screenplay he wrote along with Jack Ketchum which is an adaptation of Ketchum's own novel. On the surface it looks like your typical torture flick, but call me crazy I saw much more in it.

    Early on in the film I got the distinct…

  • WWE WrestleMania XXX 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Apr, 2014 11

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.