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  • Everly 2014

    ★★★ Watched 25 Feb, 2015

    A stupendous bloodbath filled with rage and black comedy.

  • Ida 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Feb, 2015

    A film so subtle and meek it borders on being too slow. However, it's perfect pacing and stunning camera work give it an unignorable ambiance.

    It's beautiful and slightly haunting. It earned it's Oscar.

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  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Jul, 2014

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

    I took a day to ruminate on this film.

    That was a good idea.

    Scarlett Johansson has slowly, but surely proven herself to be a very capable actress. Her sexiness in this film is not heavy handed in the least, which I half expected. However, her performance is chillingly real and seductive. The use of real people and hidden cameras brings this story much closer to reality.

    Long shots, extremely wide shots, and the grey Scotland countryside give a subtle…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014

    ★½ Watched 28 Jun, 2014

    I won't say that it was good, or even that entertaining. It's a total turd. But, it's the Bayiest Micheal Bay movie ever Bayed. Which means it's nothing but one-liners and explosions. It's a good turn your brain off film. Nothing more. No real cinematic story. Just lots of splosions.