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  • Hackers

    Hackers 1995

    ★★ Watched 22 Aug, 2015

    Oh mercy. I hadn't seen this old cult flick before, and decided that 20 years after the fact, it was finally time. I think I'm 20 years late to the party though.

    A group of young, cool hackers are framed by a powerful corporation when they get ahold of one of their most important files.

    There are some movies that have scenes or moments which just feel laughably dated, and then there are some that are that scene. Hackers is…

  • Fright Night

    Fright Night 1985

    ★★★ Rewatched 14 Aug, 2015

    Rear Window meets Dracula. I found this on Blu-ray as part of an online bargain, and wanted to see it again. It's a pretty charming vampire movie, but I have still only seen it about two or three times to date.

    A high school student, his girlfriend and buddy begin to believe that his neighbour could be a vampire. When nobody believes them, the only person they can turn to is the classic horror TV host Peter Vincent, of "Fright…

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  • The Terminator

    The Terminator 1984

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2013 12

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    50 fucking stars. A hundred. The Terminator is, was, and always has been one of the greatest science-fiction action thrillers ever made.

    Let me kick it off with a story or two. The first time I ever saw this movie, I would've been about 6 or 7 years old. I was staying with my dad (a shady character) and older brother in a hotel room downtown. We were all eagerly looking forward to the movie, even though my parents had…

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Mar, 2014

    I don't think superhero films should be comedies, history has proven that they work so much better as thrillers. And that's why Captain America: The Winter Soldier is my favourite Marvel film to date, possibly even more so than The Avengers.

    When someone threatens to cause major damage to S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America has to rethink everything he knows - already trying to adapt to the 21st century, he's making new friends and meeting old ones, thinking of partners lost and…