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  • Zelig 1983

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Sep, 2014

    Woody Allen is a really creative and unique filmmaker. Zelig is witty, but not in Allen's typical way, and it makes for a really enjoyable watch.

  • The War Room 1993

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Sep, 2014

    A really awesome documentary that sheds some light on the intensity of political campaigns and the passion of the people behind them. I wish it had gone a little further in some aspects, like in clarifying how this campaign was run so differently from other campaigns, but it still offered a really neat view of this historic event. A really enjoyable movie to watch.

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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…