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  • The Unknown Known 2013

    ★★★ Watched 12 Apr, 2014

    "He was living his image of himself, which was pretend."

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Apr, 2014 5

    Chris Evans remains a fabulous Captain America; somehow he makes a blandly decent guy seem incredibly complex. And there are some great large-scale setpieces. What's holding this Marvel movie back (at least a little) is the general stupidity of the bad guys, and the fact that it's an action movie in which a lot of the action is hard to follow. Individual moments are really cool, the characters' powers and tech are very well visualized (the Falcon is particularly cool),…

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  • The Paperboy 2012

    Rewatched 19 May, 2013 7

    Worst video game adaptation ever.

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Feb, 2014 6

    I should say first of all that I am not a huge Wes Anderson fan. Over the years, I've accumulated a bit of a tolerance to his work; I loved RUSHMORE, but liked each successive movie a little bit less than the one before (at least until MOONRISE KINGDOM). On more than one occasion, I've been one of those critics accusing Anderson of making the same film over and over and hoping he would try something different.

    I've never been…