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  • Nymph

    Nymph 2014

    ★½ Watched 20 Oct, 2016 3

    Dull Killer Mermaid movie that spends far more time with a bunch of rich Eurotrash on vacation than it does on Mermaid attacks. It also spends more time on guy with a grappling hook killing people to give to the mermaid than on Mermaid stuff. The most interesting thing about the movie to me was that they cast Franco Nero and he ends the film with a random Moby Dick quote, which recalls how Keoma ends with him spouting off…

  • Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

    Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Oct, 2016

    Knew nothing about this going in and didn't expect much, but it plays more or less like a combination of a teen coming of age movie (think Super Bad) with a zombie horror comedy. There are enough fun/funny moments that I didn't mind the feeling I'd seen X,Y, or Z scene before. My pal RetroZombi pointed out how shitty female roles and casual sexism seem to go with Horror Comedies, and that's certainly the case here, with the main female…

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Nov, 2014

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.

  • The Getaway

    The Getaway 1972

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Aug, 2012 8

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…