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  • Fando y Lis

    Fando y Lis 1968

    ★★ Watched 27 Aug, 2015

    I'll be the first to admit that there may be some genius in this film I'm missing. But so far this is my least favorite Jodorowsky film, and where I often feel like I'm missing some of the symbolism, I usually still feel like it's the work of a genuine artist who is saying something important to himself. With Fando y Lis I felt more like it was a grab-bag of 'shocking' moments thrown up on the screen without much weight behind them. Your reaction may be quite different.

  • Drive Hard

    Drive Hard 2014

    ★★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2015

    Drive Hard is a bad movie, but a bad movie that illustrates where other cheap direct-to-video dreck fails. The film is full of affectless supporting players, cheap sets and even cheaper green screens, silly plot contrivances and scenes that begin and end randomly. But it also has a couple leads who seem to be having a blast while slumming it, a wacky sense of humor that pops up every now and then, and a certain energy that is usually missing…

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  • Not Quite Hollywood

    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

    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.