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  • Something Wild

    Something Wild 1986

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Jun, 2015

    That took a few unexpected turns.

  • Inside Out

    Inside Out 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Jun, 2015

    Well, that was wonderful and I came so very close to weeping aloud in the theater a few times.

  • Evil Dead II

    Evil Dead II 1987

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 27 Jun, 2015

    Ah, sweet perfection.

  • High Fidelity

    High Fidelity 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2015

    Surprise, this movie is still wonderful.

  • Mac and Me

    Mac and Me 1988

    ★½ Watched 21 Jun, 2015

    Mac and Me skittles is about an alien who is lost on earth united shipping and must befriend a young big mac wheelchair-bound child who will help him coca cola reunite with his family and become American citizens.

  • I, the Jury

    I, the Jury 1982

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Jun, 2015

    Larry Cohen penned re-adaptation (remake?) of Spillane’s debut, I, THE JURY starring Armand Assante as wit-laced yet oft-deranged detective Mike Hammer.

    The script moves in fits-and-starts at times, but the over-the-top sleazy tone and amazing NYC locations make this a must-see for anyone who loves the neo-noir genre. There are so many "holy shit" moments in this movie, it's fantastic!

    Would make a phenomenal evening of programming if paired up with movies such as: 52 Pick-Up, Vice Squad, 8 Million Ways To Die, Fear City, etc.

  • Welcome to Me

    Welcome to Me 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Jun, 2015

    Well, I thought this was fantastic.

  • Theodore Rex

    Theodore Rex 1995

    Watched 13 Jun, 2015

    It's clear how they spent almost $35 million on this thing - the set design is off the chain. Like, Super Mario Bros. (the film) levels of over-stuffed design.

    It's full over overly-colourful costumes and huge sets, with nary a plot-thread to really be found. The plot is sketched out in a pre-credits crawl, and then not even really revealed until the final fifteen minutes. I guess some studio-head got worried that the audience would become unruly waiting around to…

  • Evolver

    Evolver 1994

    ★★★½ Watched 10 Jun, 2015 2

    Ethan Embry versus an out-of-control killer robot voiced by William H. Macy in what is basically Short Circuit meets Chopping Mall.

    It's as entertaining as it sounds - this movie is a barrel of fun. It starts as a super silly 90s virtual reality kind of techno-thriller, and then moves into slasher-esque mode with the robot (the titular Evolver) receiving a ton of focus.

    When he totals a van from the inside and then busts through the back doors, you'll…

  • Rollergator

    Rollergator 1996

    ½ Watched 09 Jun, 2015

    hnnnnnggghnnggghhhhhh

    Dan's head slams down on to his keyboard, a trickle of blood falls from his nose.

  • 54

    54 1998

    ★★★ Watched 08 Jun, 2015

    Director's Cut Edition.

    54 has problems that a mere Director's Cut could not fix. Now, saying that, I should note that I never saw the original theatrical cut, which was received poorly after Miramax famously demanded cuts and re-shoots.

    From what I can tell, this version of the film has been much more warmly received, having re-instated much of the sexual politics and love-triangle subplot. For me, the film just never really hits any of the elements squarely - it…

  • Love & Mercy

    Love & Mercy 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 06 Jun, 2015

    Great performances from the leads (I had a few minor issues with some of the supporting) and phenomenal sound design. Had high hopes going in for this one, as I'm a major Beach Boys fan, and I wasn't disappointed.