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  • Drinking Buddies 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 12 Dec, 2014

    There are two ways to approach Drinking Buddies in my mind.
    The first is too begrudgingly call it out on its slightness that seems to be inherent to every film in the Mumblecore genre. Although it explores relationships in danger of falling apart this tale about workers (Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson) in a brewery and their significant other who feel unsatisfied in their relationships never really goes too deep when it comes to characterization or a tight narrative. It…

  • Jack Frost 1997

    Watched 17 Nov, 2014

    Oh Jack Frost you magnificent bastard.

    The minute you were about to be hit by a truck carrying "Genitical Material", mugged at the camera and said "This is going to hurt", I knew that I was in for a ride.

    In this gripping tale about a poor serial killer who is transformed into a snowman by accident, director Michael Cooney perfects the art of the close-up. Literally everything is filmed so distractingly close that you'll never exactly know what is…

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  • Deep Blue Sea 1999

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Aug, 2013 16

    Deep Blue Sea is a mess, but a deeply entertaining one (if you pardon my stupid pun)

    Because it's a mess and because I'm lazy and tired, I'll just provide some thoughts and notes, instead of a proper review:

    * First of all, Saffron Burrows. She's pretty and all that, but what a black hole of charisma she is in this movie. I don't think she emoted at all, even when she was in danger. I know, that she was…

  • Candyman 1992

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Apr, 2013 5

    "Week 1 of the Adapted April Challenge"

    Film 3 of the Top 50 Horror Project

    I was very excited that my first assignment was to be Candyman , a movie that I wanted to see for a long time. I had heard very much about it, but mostly that it was an important horror movie everyone interested in horror should see. So I knew nothing specific about it and just figured it would be an usual horror flick about an…