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  • Cabin Fever: Patient Zero 2014

    ★½ Watched 13 Oct, 2014

    Say what you will about the first two Cabin Fever movies, they were at least idiosyncratic and unique to the sensibilities of their directors. Eli Roth's original was enjoyable because of the gleeful manner in which he tortured his cast and audience. It's a movie that knows you're grossed out, and loves that. Ti West's studio butchered sequel is a mess, but underneath it you can see the John-Waters-style-sex-comedy/David-Cronenberg-style-body-horror film that the studio felt uncomfortable with and edited into oblivion.…

  • World War Z 2013

    ★★½ Rewatched 13 Oct, 2014

    This review in particular is for the unrated version, although it will apply to the regular cut as well.

    I know this movie isn't very good. I hear every complaint about it(it's nothing like the source material, it's a tame and bloodless vision of a zombie apocalypse, the ending is more of a whimper than a bang) and I agree with every single one. And yet I still find myself enjoying the film on a whole. The film starts as…

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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.