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  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears 2013

    ★★★ Watched 23 Feb, 2015

    Completely style over substance, but the style is pretty damn cool. It gets to be a bit too much by the end, maybe a bit tiring how the film keeps diving into abstraction, but on their own each scene is a mini masterpiece.

    And that soundtrack, hot damn!

  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 2013

    ★★½ Watched 18 Jan, 2015

    The two and a half stars here are mostly due to a couple of sequences; the stained-glass animation of Cronos' backstory is very cool looking, and a couple other monsters are well designed(I like the stilted animatronic look of the oracle Percy visits early on). But those or bright spots in a very dim mix of rehashed Harry Potter storybeats and D&D module exposition.

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  • Not Quite Hollywood 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Feb, 2013

    A highly entertaining look at the Australian exploitation cinema of the 70s and 80s, with equal time given to sexploitation, action flicks, and gory horror pics. The documentary does a great job of capturing the joyous sense of anarchy that comes from a group of young punks breaking the rules. Extra points for treating even the sleazy hucksters only in it for the cash as groundbreaking pioneers in their own right. A few points off for how it glosses over…

  • The Room 2003

    ½ Added

    This film is atrocious, and my ranking represents a clear-eyed, objective view of this film's merits. My personal, subjective rating would be around a 4. This movie is fascinating, and very entertaining. There is nothing in this film that accurately represents human emotion or behavior. Nothing in this film represents reality, and that is awesome.