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  • Silent Hill 2006

    ★★★ Rewatched 31 Jan, 2015

    Solid enough, but has some great atmosphere and visuals.

    Despite being fairly average, it is sad to say that this film is most likely the best movie based on video game that I've seen.

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Jan, 2015

    Good film, but hardly the masterpiece I was expecting. But somehow, I didn't find this film to transcend the medium as many critics suggest.

    Boyhood is a two edged sword in the fact that its seemingly mundane subject matter is somehow very interesting and compelling to watch, displaying great restraint in not showing anything even slightly extravagant, which is highly commendable and unique in this day and age of mindless blockbusters and insultingly stupid comedies. But in this restraint, there…

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  • The Deer Hunter 1978

    ½ Added

    Quite possibly the most overrated piece of crap ever filmed.

  • Atari: Game Over 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Nov, 2014 4

    Nice to see some defense for E.T.

    While not necessarily a good game, it was a very ambitious game that doesn't deserve to be called the worst ever in any stretch of the imagination.

    Like one interviewee said, "I'd rather play E.T. than any of the Call of Duty games any day".

    So would I.