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  • Fright Night 1985

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    Very 80s, which could be a good thing and a bad thing, but it's a nice homage that blends horror and comedy with ease, making it an enjoyable watch.

  • Dracula 1931

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Oct, 2014

    Got to see this with a live orchestra tonight, and the awesome atmosphere of the theater only enhanced this classic.

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  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987

    ★★★★ Rewatched 02 Aug, 2012

    Absolutely hilarious. One of those movies that is funny viewing after viewing.

  • Amistad 1997

    ★★★★ Rewatched 15 Sep, 2013

    This is a splendid historical courtroom drama, with touches of Spielberg's characteristic sentimentality, a trait which I generally find appealing, although I know it is often criticized by others. The film is very historically driven and it shines in those aspects, especially in its depiction of the Middle Passage, which is very harrowing. Through the retelling of this slice of history, Spielberg also points out the failures of language and the lack of communication, most obviously with the language barrier…