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  • The Last Days on Mars 2013

    ★★½ Watched 29 Mar, 2014

    The story is a little uninspired, but it's got a nicely realistic visual design. The technology and sets look believably lived in and functional, the acting is across the board competent, and the visuals are often beautiful.

    Sure, I wish a sci-fi film that started out so grounded and high-minded had found another way to make a thriller about the discovery of life on Mars without just throwing space zombie in there, but I have to admit they wring a few strikingly haunting shots out of it.

  • Dracula 3D 2012

    ★½ Watched 11 Mar, 2014

    This movie looks like an animated DVD menu from about 15 years ago.

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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.