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  • It Follows 2014

    ★★½ Watched 23 Jan, 2015

    Wow, I did not expect to be disappointed with It Follows, but here we are.

    Gorgeous cinematography and an incredible soundtrack on this terrific concept - but ultimately I found the execution middling.

    Never full-on scary, but oft-off-putting, ultimately the film never capitalizes fully on its concept, but rather just shambles through despite the aforementioned positives.

    I liked some moments in here a lot, but I couldn't get behind it as a whole - which bummed me out.

  • Hawk Jones 1986

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Jan, 2015

    There's nothin' else like Hawk Jones.

    Sure, Bugsy Malone comes pretty close, but the low-budget and over-scoring of Hawk Jones has it end up feeling like some kind of fever dream. Did I really watch that on the big screen last night? Or was it all a dream?

    The most interesting thing about Hawk Jones, maybe, is that you don't see this kind of weirdo-kids production any more. Sure, you can go load up some YouTube videos where some family…

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  • Fletch 1985

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Ritchie's Fletch is an endlessly re-watchable -- and quotable -- comedy/action flick with a solid plot adapted from the book of the same name. The kind of movie that I can watch any day of the year (and in any mood) and I'll love it no matter what.

  • A Talking Cat!?! 2013

    ½ Watched 14 Mar, 2013 13

    A drunk cat keeps messing around with two families in an attempt to ruin their lives. Or something along those lines. Did I mention that Eric Roberts voices the cat? Did I mention he recorded his voice-over in a garbage can? Did I mention David DeCoteau directed it? AVClub describes this movie as a talking animal movie meets The Room - pretty apt. I won't lie, I laughed pretty hard at this pile of crap a couple times.