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  • House of 1000 Corpses 2003

    Watched 15 Nov, 2014

    Baffling structure and a steadfast refusal to do anything creepy leaves Rob Zombie's lo-fi horror struggling to leave a wound.

    Nothing makes sense at all and the final gory blow-out is cheapened by the fact that there isn't a single actual character in the whole thing.

  • The Skeleton Twins 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Nov, 2014

    Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig provide two excellent central performances in an otherwise fairly unremarkable quirkfest.

    The film is a dark comedy, which begins with the estranged central siblings both feeling suicidal. This inspires them to come back together, where they run a magnifying glass over each other's lives.

    Neither character is particularly likeable, but the film really gets by on the frankly golden chemistry between SNL alumni Hader and Wiig.

    The first act plods and falters, but it becomes…

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  • 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 2013

    ½ Watched 12 Apr, 2013

    I have three thoughts:

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