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  • Blair Witch

    Blair Witch

    ★★★

    A mostly ok sequel to a visionary horror film. Doesn't do much with the found footage concept that hasn't been done before. I think it could have gone a little further with the cinema verite gimmick to really be successful. Playing with the story concept of the original was good, especially adding in the existential horror of just being in a time loop. Has one of the most horrifying scenes in a horror movie in the past year. Reminds me…

  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven

    ★★

    eh.

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  • Snow White and the Huntsman

    Snow White and the Huntsman

    ★★★½

    As stunning-but-lifeless as the corpse of a pageant queen, SW&TH attempts to add some edge to a classic fairy tale. Unfortunately, everyone involved in the creation of the film seemed to mistake sex and violence for maturity, and even in doing so wholeheartedly failed at one half of that equation, creating a relatively sexless (but fun) fantasy romp.

    The idea of turning Snow White into a low fantasy seems to make sense, what with the world currently in the thrall…

  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    ★★★★

    the citizen kane of movies about wars amongst the stars.