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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003

    Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    ::fade back in to Peter Jackson drinking a mug of mead and polishing his broadsword while his wife scribbles notes in the margins of The Hobbit:: "My part in this story is never done!!!"

  • The Fruit Is Swelling 1997

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Feb, 2014

    Ribald, bizarre, and essentially good-hearted. I did squirm (and I wouldn't necessarily recommend the flavor of this half-spoilt cheesecake to anybody with properly functioning taste buds) but I also feel like a few layers of the heaviness cloaking my heart got peeled off and thrown into the boughs of the Sacred Tree. Also: great subtitles, great random shot of a dog, the weirdest and unsexiest sex scenes I've ever been privy to, the Sailor Moon thing. It is enough.

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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 29

    "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…