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  • Fury

    Fury 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Great story, shocking and horrifying action, amazing visuals and absolutely awesome performances. That’s “Fury” in a nutshell for me. While I honestly don’t see much replay value in it for me and I wish some of the characters were more richly developed, I still really enjoyed this war drama…and Brad Pitt’s hair looked fucking incredible in it! I just had to add that.

    Greetings, dudes and dudettes! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of…

  • The Amityville Asylum

    The Amityville Asylum 2013

    ½ Added

    Occasionally, some Direct-to-DVD features can have some saving grace like a story that is filled with potential or a decent actor here and there but “The Amityville Asylum” has no saving graces. The film is terrible from start to finish and feels like the writer/director just wanted to make some quick cash by leeching off the fame of an infamous horror film and play on the ignorance of RedBox renters who think this film is something it’s not. The acting,…

  • Vulgar

    Vulgar 2000

    Added

    I didn’t really care for this one because it was hard to watch. Sure, I’d like to explain that away by saying the story’s subject material was hard to digest but, in reality, the film’s quality was the hardest thing to endure. The lighting is terrible, the editing is barely functional, the story is a mess that can’t tell what it wants to be, the dialogue is horrendous, and the lead is completely miscast. I will confess that the story…

  • Deranged

    Deranged 1974

    ★★★ Added

    I really should have watched this when I first started watching horror films years ago when I was a wee little boy because it is based on one of the most infamous serial killers to date and the wacko who inspired the creation of Norman Bates, Leatherface, and Buffalo Bill. The film isn’t the scariest but it is definitely creepy…with much of that due to the great performance from Roberts Blossom as Ezra Cobb. The film is clearly not going…

  • The Bates Haunting

    The Bates Haunting 2013

    Added

    No scares, bad acting, and a story that is formulaic and predictable, “The Bates Haunting” is a prime example of those Direct-to-DVD films that you see at your local Redbox and wonder who exactly rents them (sadly, me, on nights I'm bored out of my mind). The only decent part was a single actor has a decent performance for most of the film but you also have to factor in that the film also has Bam Margera—so, getting a decent…

  • Penguins of Madagascar

    Penguins of Madagascar 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    I suspected that “Penguins of Madagascar” was going to be enjoyable because I love the past “Madagascar” films and the penguins were always entertaining but I wasn’t prepared for how great the film was going to be. I have absolutely no complaints about the movie because the story is solid, the jokes are witty and more than just “kid stuff,” the cast is excellent, and the story offers up some truly awesome action sequences. Just an all-around excellent and very…

  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    I really enjoy the “Night at the Museum” movies and was pretty excited for “Secret of the Tomb.” It has a few hiccups like some elements deserved more development, Rebel Wilson is pretty hit-or-miss, and it doesn’t have a strong antagonist to the story but, aside from that, the characters are still fun, there are some great tender moments, the special effects are fantastic, and it’s very funny. It’s not my favorite in the series but it’s a decent close…

  • Horrible Bosses 2

    Horrible Bosses 2 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    The reviews might be mixed on this one but I sure enjoyed it! I enjoyed the story, the characters are fun, the chemistry with the cast is fantastic, and the humor is still that perfectly blend of silly, slightly edgy, and a tad bit dark. I would say this one is just as fun as the first one.

    Howdy, friend! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of my rants, ramblings, bad jokes, geek references,…

  • Dear White People

    Dear White People 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    Moving without being preachy, interesting without being pretentious, dramatic without being sappy, and amusing without being silly. “Dear White People” is a dramatic and entertaining film that shows the hardship that comes with race in an overwhelmingly white institution and it does so with wit, excellent commentary that doesn’t pretend to have all the answers, interesting characters and fantastic performances! Great movie!

    Howdy, buckaroos! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of my rants, ramblings,…

  • Blindness

    Blindness 2008

    ★★★ Added

    “Blindness” has an interesting concept, great acting, and has something really interesting and intriguing going on with it…but it also has a lot of poorly developed supporting characters, a story that drags a lot, and a running length that proves to be way too long. While it is still interesting and a film that can be fun to discuss, it just stops short of being epically deep and intriguing.

    Greetings, buddy! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel…

  • Them

    Them 2006

    ★★ Added

    For the most part, “Them” is a well made home-invasion horror film but I just was bored with it. I applaud that the filmmakers didn’t overload the film with music that cued the scares but with some scenes that drag on a little too long and kills the potential scares, maybe music would have helped. Also, while the actors are decent, I found myself not caring for the protagonists due to how lightly developed they are. Finally, the film wants…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Beautifully filmed and terrifically acted from Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. Admittedly, the story plays out exactly how you think it will but the real strength of the film resides in the performances. Teller really sells the dedication and Simmons is amazing as the jerky conductor. I didn’t really have any expectations for this one but it was a lot better than I was ready for.

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