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  • Panic Room 2002

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jul, 2014

    Not a bad movie. The acting is solid and the story is fairly standard but interesting. The cinematography is really what stands out though, with awesome shots throughout. I really enjoyed this thriller.

  • Monsters 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Jul, 2014

    A really solid indie sci-fi movie which does a great job of moving quickly through the exposition and allowing the characters to drive the plot. The atmosphere created in this movie suits the story perfectly and makes it feel natural. A really well done film, especially with such a small budget.

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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…