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  • City Lights

    City Lights 1931

    ★★★★★ Watched 03 May, 2015

    Not much to say except it's a masterpiece of silent film and romantic comedy.

  • Dead Man Down

    Dead Man Down 2013

    ★★½ Watched 03 May, 2015

    It's sad thinking of what this film could have been. The marketing was terrible. Watching the trailer it makes it look like a crazy action thriller where Rapace and Farrell team up to take down Terrence Howard. The film is part bloody action revenge gangster thriller in vein of Lucky Number Slevin and then part slow, meditative, redemption drama between Farrell and Rapace. The two actually have great chemistry together even though I couldn't figure out Rapace's weird wardrobe. The…

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  • Nebraska

    Nebraska 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2014

    Alexander Payne is the master of good, quirky family drama without dialing up the quirk. This movie wasn't the masterpiece I was hoping for but I am a definite sucker for Father-Son drama, black & white cinematography, and movies about small towns. All the acting is superb especially Bruce Dern and June Squibb who are never affectionate but feel so real as an old couple. Actually the whole family feels extremely real and that's what I loved most about. Even Will…

  • Enemy

    Enemy 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Jun, 2014 1

    One of my most anticipated of 2014 turns out to be one of the best of the year for me. Some people will go into watching this expecting something straightforward or a standard thriller. This film is definitely more of a complex, psychological film that is creepy and engulfing to watch. Jake Gyllenhaal nails the dual roles, the camerawork and score are all moody and add to the atmosphere. I wish the film was longer and explained some things but Holy Shit, did my heart stop at that ending. Wow.