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  • Jodorowsky's Dune 2013

    ★★★ Watched 22 Jul, 2014

    A pretty good filmic adaptation of the world's most epic coffee table book. Though the mind boggles to think what an Errol Morris would've done with this.

  • Collateral 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jun, 2014

    Although why didn't Vincent just have Statham drive him around? He's better behind the wheel than Max and wouldn't have flaked out or asked questions.

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  • Oz: The Great and Powerful 2013

    ★★★ Added 1

    This is exactly the kind of movie that seems like it'll be ideal for a Yesterday's Hits-style anthropological assessment in a couple of decades. Those elements that have made this so popular- the wall-to-wall CGI-based spectacle, the four-quadrant-skewing reappropriation of one of the classics of Hollywood cinema- will probably be what makes this look quaint and dated over time. Yet it also promises to be fascinating in a number of ways.

    Most noticeably, this might be the first blockbuster I've…

  • My Neighbor Totoro 1988

    ★★★★★ Added

    While I was out driving today I noticed thousands of dandelions alongside the road, creating a blanket of yellow and green. And while part of me acknowledges that we're supposed to think of dandelions as weeds since they're really not supposed to be in the grass, I mostly just flashed back to a time when it didn't occur to me to think this way, and admired the colors and sights that nature has in store for those willing to look.…