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  • Young Frankenstein 1974

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 29 Oct, 2014

    Few movies make me smile as much as Young Frankenstein does when I watch it. Hell, few people make me smile as much as I do when I watch Young Frankenstein. It's just so damn charming, with it's perfect comedic timing, gorgeously lavish faithfulness to the classic Universal Frankenstein films and impeccable casting. Seriously, it's amazing that a cast as astonishingly funny as Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Terri Garr, Kenneth Mars & the various others…

  • Dead Snow 2 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Oct, 2014

    The original Dead Snow felt like a disappointment to me, taking the fun idea of these Nazi zombies and relegating it to the traditional horror movie formula for the first half before eventually making some good on it's promise in the second half. With it's sequel, director Tommy Wirkola was clearly able to make the Nazi zombie film he wanted to make, with just wall to wall darkly comedic depictions of death, destruction and all out anarchy. There's a much…

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  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Jul, 2013 2

    Many have claimed that The Empire Strikes Back is, in many respects, the superior film of the original Star Wars trilogy and the entire Star Wars saga as a whole (which, for the record, isn't very hard when you include those other three films in the equation). The themes are darker, the characters are fleshed out, the newer characters serve to give the universe further depth and the reveal during the climax is often cited as one of the most…

  • Short Term 12 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 Sep, 2013 1

    Not much can really be said about Short Term 12. I'll put it simply; it makes you lose all faith in humanity... and then regain it in the span of 96 minutes. Brie Larson deserves that Best Actress statue now. One of the years best, if not thee best. SEE. IT.