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  • Creating Rem Lezar 1989

    ★★★ Watched 12 Apr, 2014

    I'm not usually the kind of guy to ironically like things, but you should be warned - all of the stars I've given this are entirely irony-driven. This weird New Age kids show about believing in yourself takes itself pretty seriously, but it's so ridiculously and unintentionally terrible that I couldn't help but smile throughout the movie's mercifully short runtime. The ridiculousness also manages to compound minute-by-minute - just when you think you've reached the maximum level of bizarre inanity,…

  • The Unnamable 1988

    ★★★ Watched 12 Apr, 2014

    A horror tale based on an HP Lovecraft story, this 80's low-budget flick has an extremely rocky beginning. But if you can get past the terrible period melodrama in the first five minutes, you'll be pleasantly surprised with a decent creature feature. While there's a bit too much of roaming about in darkened hallways with candles, it's nevertheless paced fairly well, and the kills are effectively gory. I found myself liking the two main characters, one an awkward tie-wearing freshman…

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    While a lot of people seem to be down on the first Captain America movie, I actually enjoyed it quite a bit and was pretty interested to see the next entry in the franchise. The Winter Soldier is nothing less than a relentless action thrill ride with a heavy dose of intrigue thrown in. You can't say anything about this before recognizing how amazing the action setpieces are choreographed and shot - I've seen enough action movies to be jaded…

  • V/H/S 2012

    ★★ Watched 15 Feb, 2014

    A horror anthology made up of stories found on VHS tapes discovered during a robbery by assholes. The story about the pixellated killer is kinda cool, but the rest of it, including the framing story, is boring and lifeless despite a few jump scares and gross-out moments. It's an interesting concept that is unfortunately mostly wasted.