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  • You're Next

    You're Next 2011

    ★½ Watched 06 Jun, 2015 2

    The stupid llama mask looks better on Erick Rowan.

  • Tusk

    Tusk 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Jun, 2015 6

    For the last month or so, I've been listening to a lot of Kevin Smith's podcast, SModcast. I'm a big Kevin Smith fan and have been loving listening to his stoner views on recent news. I was surprised that he produced this movie, Tusk, through his podcast. I was even more surprised to learn that the premise for Tusk was based on a Gumtree ad that Smith read on the podcast.

    Apparently, according to the ad that Smith read on…

  • Rachel, Rachel

    Rachel, Rachel 1968

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Jun, 2015

    I've had my eye on Rachel, Rachel for a while now. I've always been a fan of Paul Newman's acting so I was curious to see how well he fared with his directorial debut. To much of my surprise, he made a visual masterpiece.

    Rachel, Rachel stars Newman's wife, Joanne Woodward, as a reserved, shy, and unmarried 35 year old schoolteacher living with her mother. She expects another boring summer now that school is out, but this summer turns out…

  • Fashion Film

    Fashion Film 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Jun, 2015 2

    Fashion Film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tp5h0C2-Jk

    Surprisingly less of the pretentious fashion film I was expecting and more of a really pretty, really funny piece of art. It's hard to review something that's barely 2 minutes, but it's so likable that it's easy to recommend so just watch the above link. Thank me later.

  • The Terminator

    The Terminator 1984

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 02 Jun, 2015 6

    Am I the only person who thinks that OJ Simpson might have made an even better T-800 than Arnie was?

    As pitch perfect as Arnie was as the T-800, we all know OJ would later have the real life experience to play a cold-blooded killer. I'm almost positive he would have been a shoe in for the part. Any guy whose ruthless enough to have the audacity to put out a book called "If I Did It" after getting away…

  • Ir/Reconcilable

    Ir/Reconcilable 2014

    ★★½ Watched 02 Jun, 2015

    The only reason I saw this little 18 minute short is because it stars Jasmine Guy and I was a fan of hers back when she was on A Different World. I don't think I've ever even seen her in any film or show since then so I was curious to see what she can bring to the table now. Honestly, she's not all that impressive and the short itself is even less impressive.

    It centers on Jasmine Guy (in…

  • Maggie

    Maggie 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Jun, 2015

    The zombie genre has gained notoriety in the past decade. Much like the superhero genre, a genre that also was seen and treated as nothing but simple mindless entertainment until recently, we've seen films and tv series take a more serious approach with the genre by creating critically acclaimed dramas like The Walking Dead for instance. The latest zombie movie that departs from the traditional "run, hide, and shoot" zombie films of old and towards the well thought out zombie…

  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury 2015

    ★★ Watched 31 May, 2015

    I've noticed this has been getting a lot of buzz over here on Letterboxd and I was able to catch this on the El Rey Network today to see what the hubbub was about.

    I had a feeling that this movie was going to be a hard sell for me. I didn't grow up on kung fu movies like much of this movie's audience and I was never that big on the 80's cheesefests that this movie tries to emulate.…

  • Batman & Robin

    Batman & Robin 1997

    ½ Rewatched 31 May, 2015

    *Rewatched with commentary by Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin*

    Fuck this abomination and fuck Joel Schumacher for making it.

    Now that we got the obvious out of the way, the Smith/Bernardin commentary is the only reason to ever watch this movie again; background commentary is the only way to watch this movie to begin with. I figured that all they would do is shit on this movie from beginning to end and they don't disappoint. They are hilarious while dissecting…

  • Batman Forever

    Batman Forever 1995

    ★★★½ Rewatched 30 May, 2015

    *Rewatched with commentary by Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin*

    Right before listening to this commentary track, I decided to rewatch the film itself. I was kind of worried going into this because I used to be a big fan of Batman Forever and looking at the kind of flack this flick gets made me think it wouldn't hold up. I loved this as a kid, but I loved Batman & Robin as a kid too and we all know the shitty…

  • Nightingale

    Nightingale 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 30 May, 2015

    Coming off the heels of an incredible lead performance in last year's Selma, David Oyelowo returns to the spotlight in the HBO film, Nightingale. Despite being on a smaller scaled format, Oyelowo still manages to give a jaw dropping bravura performance as Peter Snowden.

    Peter Snowden is an isolated, sexually confused war veteran who lives with his mother. All he wants is to invite an old war buddy of 18 years to his home for dinner to which his mother…

  • Batman Returns

    Batman Returns 1992

    ★★★ Rewatched 29 May, 2015

    *Rewatched with commentary by Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin*

    Like the last Batman film I tried to watch with Smith/Bernardin commentary, I found myself stopping the commentary track to watch the film. Unlike with the 89 Batman, I didn't stop this commentary track because of how good the film is. I stopped the commentary for Batman Returns because I was baffled at how bizarre it was and I couldn't believe what I was seeing.

    I'm going to try and not…