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  • Ida 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Oct, 2014

    Beautifully shot film with fantastic acting. The story is simply told but emotionally layered. Very nice film.

  • Rage 2014

    ★★½ Watched 30 Sep, 2014

    Pretty standard revenge action flick, with a dumb twist ending. Nicolas Cage has some good moments though.

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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…