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  • Sinister 2

    Sinister 2 2015

    ★★½ Watched 03 Sep, 2015

    I loved the first Sinister film, so I really wanted this to be a fitting sequel. Unfortunately, it doesn't have even half of the scare value that Scott Derrickson's first film did.

    Deputy So-and-So from the first film proves to be a surprisingly effective lead, but he never quite has the complexity that made Ethan Hawke's character work.

    There are stretches where the magic is there, but new director Ciaran Foy seems far too willing to delve into the standard…

  • A Fistful of Dollars

    A Fistful of Dollars 1964

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2015

    There's a reason that Clint Eastwood's Man With No Name is the most iconic character in western history. He might be the most charismatic man in cinema.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 01 Oct, 2012 3

    Hands down the funniest film to have Judd Apatow's name attached to it, Anchorman is already a comedy classic only eight years after its initial release. Many of its quotes are ingrained in popular culture and the mere mention of the film's name causes most human beings to spew forth with quotes.

    Every scene of the film crackles with quotable dialogue: Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's script being up amongst the funniest Hollywood has ever produced. In Ron Burgundy, Ferrell…

  • Scary Movie 5

    Scary Movie 5 2013

    ½ Watched 12 Apr, 2013

    I have three thoughts:

    1) Yawn.
    2) Sigh.
    3) Just fucking why?