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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 24 May, 2015 1

    Hi Letterboxd friends. As I mentioned in a previous review, 2015 has been a rough year for me, especially financially. My situation hasn't allowed me to see anywhere near as many movies as I normally would by this time in the year, and up until May 24th I hadn't seen anything in theatres. With all the insanely high ratings everyone here on Letterboxd has been givng Mad Max: Fury Road, I figured it would be an excellent choice for my…

  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 2015

    ★★ Watched 24 May, 2015

    I can handleSpongebob in small doses, an hour and thirty two minutes is not a small dose.

    Ron's recommendation: Only watch it if you're a fan. If not it will probably annoy the piss out of you.

  • Home Sweet Hell

    Home Sweet Hell 2015

    ★½ Watched 24 Apr, 2015

    Motherfucker!!! Why did the first film I've seen released in 2015 have to be this piece of shit. Oh well, they can't all be good.

    Ron's recommendation: Don't watch it at home because there's nothing sweet about it and you'll feel like you're in cinematic hell.

  • Maps to the Stars

    Maps to the Stars 2014

    ★★★ Watched 21 Apr, 2015

    David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars is a jumbled mess with an uneven tone, but it's just strangely interestingly enough to be worth watching.

    Ron's recommendation: See it.

  • St. Vincent

    St. Vincent 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 Apr, 2015

    Bill FUCKING Murray doing Bill FUCKING Murray, I'll take it!!!

    Ron's recommendation: See it.

  • Feast

    Feast 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Apr, 2015

    Feast, this years Oscar winner for Best Animated Short is really cute and well worth six minutes of your time.

    Ron's recommendation: See it.

  • Wild

    Wild 2014

    ★★★ Watched 19 Apr, 2015

    Jean-Marc Vallée's Wild features Reese Witherspoon at the peak of her powers, but I'm not honestly not sure if that's saying much. My favorite Reese Witherspoon film is still Freeway, so there's that.

    Ron's recommendation: See it.

  • Big Eyes

    Big Eyes 2014

    ★★★ Watched 19 Apr, 2015

    Big Eyes is an interesting change of pace for director Tim Burton and features a very entertaining performance by Christoph Waltz, but I was a little bored by pretty much everything else about the film. It's very predictable even if you aren't familiar with true events it's based, and if it hadn't been for Waltz's performance I probably wouldn't have liked it at all.

    Ron's recommendation: Reluctantly, see it.

  • Running Scared

    Running Scared 2006

    ★★★ Watched 14 Apr, 2015

    Back in 2006 I loved this film. Watching it now I realized how much of a mess it is, but it's still probably my favorite film starring the late Paul Walker.

    Ron's recommendatin: See it. If you can get past how ridiculous the plot is it's a lot of fun.

  • A Most Violent Year

    A Most Violent Year 2014

    ★★½ Watched 12 Apr, 2015 10

    Hello there Letterboxd friends. Due to some financial struggles I haven't been on the site much recently nor have I been able to watch any films or post any reviews. 2015 has been a rough year so far for me and my family, but the fact I'm able to get on the site today and post a review is hopefully a sign that things are starting to get better. Unfortunately the film I chose to watch today was a little…

  • The Judge

    The Judge 2014

    ★★★ Watched 15 Mar, 2015

    At times David Dobkin's The Judge feels like a made for TV movie with one hell of a casting director. It's full of clichés, and it's about as typical a courtroom drama as you're going to get, but Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall are perfectly cast. They both provide excellent performances, doing their best with what is a very lackluster script. It's a film designed to pull at your heart strings, but it only succeeds at doing so in…

  • Young Ones

    Young Ones 2014

    ★★★ Watched 08 Mar, 2015

    I didn't know much about Jake Paltrow's Young Ones going in, but the fact it stars my boy Michael Shannon in what was described as a dystopian sci-fi thriller was reason enough for me to give it a go. I wasn't expecting anything great due to how little I've heard about the film, but with Shannon involved I figured it would be at least watchable, and it is. The story and characters could have been a little more fleshed out,…