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  • Tremors 5: Bloodline

    Tremors 5: Bloodline 2015

    ★½ Watched 01 Oct, 2015

    I'm still slightly amazed this movie exists. For years, Tremors creators S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock beat the drum for a fifth installment of their giant underground worms series...and now, 11 years after Tremors 4: The Legend Begins, Tremors 5: Bloodlines has arrived without the involvement of either Wilson or Maddock. Which is not to say the movie would have been better with their input; the original Tremors remains one of the most enjoyable horror comedies ever made, but if…

  • Phoenix

    Phoenix 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Sep, 2015

    The noir-ish psychodrama so nice I had to see it twice.

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  • Ruby Sparks

    Ruby Sparks 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Oct, 2012 4

    I've written ten screenplays and several short films. The most widely read script of mine has been read by about half-a-dozen people, but I still consider myself a writer first and foremost. As you're writing, your work is solely yours. Once you've finished, it remains yours. But as soon as you release it into the world, as soon as you share it with one friend or colleague, that changes. It doesn't belong to you anymore. Sure, if your work is…

  • Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 05 Apr, 2012

    A lot of people seem to be backing away from Donnie Darko nowadays, distancing themselves from it like it's a particularly painful memory, an unwelcome flashback to their high school days. Well, maybe so. But don't blame that on the movie. I'm not going to give it credit for profundity that it doesn't have, except that it kind of does. A mysterious puzzle of a film, but pleasingly straightforward about its oddness. Gyllenhaal, Barrymore, and Swayze doing the best work of their careers.