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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    Did it's job well although there are a few spots that betray the rewritten story. Nailed the aesthetics of the originals which definitely helped paper over the cracks.

  • Dreamscape

    Dreamscape

    ★★★★½

    Dreamscape is a tidy thriller that has an outstanding cast, nifty concepts and creative sfx. High rewatch value! Thanks Scream Factory!

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  • Beauty Day

    Beauty Day

    ★★★★★

    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

    ★★★★★

    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.