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  • DeepStar Six 1989

    ★★½ Watched 20 Jan, 2015

    Dull, perfunctory "under the water no one can hear you rip off Alien" flick that is most interesting for it's terrible matte paintings and models, it's cast of TV actors and in just how perfunctory one of these things can be. Okay, and because that one guy evokes Yakov Smirnov and Miguel Ferrer is always a hoot to watch. Also, they get how boring an underwater grunt job would be if you actually had to work it. Nia Peeples fans…

  • Without Warning 1980

    ★★½ Watched 13 Jan, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • The Getaway 1972

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Aug, 2012 3

    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…

  • 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.