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  • Deathgasm

    Deathgasm 2015

    ★★★ Watched 16 Jul, 2016

    "Should we check his pulse?"
    "He has a fucking engine for a head!"

  • San Andreas

    San Andreas 2015

    ½ Watched 15 Jul, 2016

    Yikes. That first FX shot was so terrible that I could never get into what is ostensibly a giant special effects extravaganza. I will say, the build up to the girl's car going off the road was pretty clever. Oh Dwayne, you were made to battle Soviets or maybe trek through rice paddies hunting for POWs, born too late brother. You could have stood toe-to-toe with Stallone and Swarzenegger during the golden age of Hollywood action films, back then action stars shot computers up with M-60s. Now you're in the computer. Hold on a sec......HEY KIDS! GET OFF MY LAWN!

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  • Beauty Day

    Beauty Day 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Mar, 2012

    I'm a regular listener to the Film Junk Podcast, of which Jay Cheel is a founding contributor. I ordered my copy of Beauty Day a month or two ago and finally got around to watching it this weekend. Given the long wait (the film premiered over a year ago), the availability of Cap'n Video shenanigans on the internet and my familiarity with the director I had a difficult time managing my expectations. Not to mention that I grew up with…

  • Yakuza Apocalypse

    Yakuza Apocalypse 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Oct, 2015

    This is "Ichi the Killer" or "Dead or Alive" Miike with absurdity turned up to a solid 11. It felt like insane live action manga with full commitment from the cast. Definitely niche entertainment, if you don't like it I would question why you would have even watched it in the first place.