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  • History of the Eagles 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 03 Dec, 2014

    Awarding this the mythical sixth star, aka "The Golden Star," for the moment in which a grizzled modern day Don Henley gravely intones, "It's a thin line between the American dream... and the American nightmare."

  • The Stuff 1985

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Oct, 2014

    As technically inept as it is wildly imaginative, and utterly unpredictable. Features Michael Moriarty with Pat Sajak hair and an inexplicable Southern accent, Paul Sorvino as a horny, racist, batshit retired Army Colonel, and more mind-altering white material than a Bruckheimer-bankrolled coke party at Tone Lōc's beach house in 1989 - it's definitely a Larry Cohen movie. Not his best work, hobbled as it often is by obvious budgetary issues, but thrillingly alive as anything else in the man's exceedingly…

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  • Jack Reacher 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 04 Jan, 2013 2

    When Werner Herzog tells you to eat your hand, you eat your fucking hand.

  • The Great Gatsby 2013

    Watched 11 May, 2013 32

    "In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
    “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
    He didn’t say any more, but we’ve always been unusually communicative in a reserved way, and I understood that he meant a great deal more than that. In consequence, I’m inclined…