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  • WWE Extreme Rules 2016

    WWE Extreme Rules 2016 2016

    ★★½ Watched 23 May, 2016

    Match Number 1: Tornado Tag Match **1/2 stars

    The Usos VS Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

    Okay opening match I guess. I'm just bored with The Usos. Anderson & Gallows made it intersting enough, but nothing really stood out about the match and it could have easily been a match on Raw.

    Match Number 2: U.S. Title Match **1/2 stars

    Champion Kalisto VS Rusev

    Not a fan of Kalisto or Non extreme rules matches on a PPV fucking called Extreme Rules, but…

  • The Witch

    The Witch 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 19 May, 2016

    Writer-director Robert Eggers feature length debut The Witch is a promising start to the young filmmakers career. It's a slow-burn horror film that's atmospheric and menacing. I would have liked a little more depth to the story, but Eggers nails the feel you want from a film like this from an aesthetic standpoint. I absolutely loved the atmosphere. I just didn't love the story. It was a bit too simple and left me wanting more.

    The Ron Says: See it.

  • The Voices

    The Voices 2014

    ★★★ Watched 14 May, 2016

    Marjane Satrapi's The Voices could have been complete shit. In fact I kinda expected it to be, but Ryan Reynolds takes this role as a likable guy suffering from mental illness who talks to his pets and runs with it. He's very good here, and this pitch dark comedy definitely has it's moments.

    Ryan Reynolds proves once in again, that when casts in the right roles he can be very good and very entertaining.

    The Ron Says: See it.

  • Creed

    Creed 2015

    ★★★ Watched 13 May, 2016

    First I want to say Creed was an entertaining movie. I'd call it fine for what it is. I just had a lot of issues with it. I'll list a few here.

    1. It felt like it existed in an alternate reality and I don't just mean because it's not about real boxers. Boxing is a sport that has fallen way behind MMA as the most popular combat sport. It's a sport that has almost zero stars and a sport…

  • Son of Saul

    Son of Saul 2015

    ★★★ Watched 05 May, 2016 4

    Unforgivingly grim, Son of Saul is certain to put anyone who feels even the most basic of human emotions down in the dumps. I'm sure many who suffered during the holocaust hoped and wished things would get better, but the reality was for most of them it didn't. Hope does not exist in this film. Wishing does not change anyone's fate. The quote "Wish in one hand, shit in the other, see which one fills up faster" came to mind.…

  • WWE Payback 2016

    WWE Payback 2016 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 02 May, 2016

    Match Number 1

    Enzo & Cass VS The Vaudevillains

    This match ended abruptly after Enzo Amore suffered a nasty injury attempting a slide out of the ring. Enzo was taken out on a stretcher. It was later reported he had feeling in his extremities and had suffered a concussion. The match didn't last long enough to rate.

    Match Number 2

    Sami Zayn VS Kevin Owens ****Stars

    It's going to take one hell of a match to top this one for match…

  • Hush

    Hush 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Apr, 2016 4

    Mike Flanagan's Hush is a film most of us have seen before. Nothing about it is original, not even the protagonist being a deaf mute is original for a thriller (e.g. Hear No Evil). I'm quite sure Flanagan probably knew that when he conceived the film. So as the filmmaking process started he had two choices. 1. He could phone it in and make the same old thriller we've seen 1000 times or 2. He could overcome that shortcoming with…

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Apr, 2016

    Whether you're a fan of Apple and it's products or not, There's no denying co-founder Steve Jobs impact on the tech business. His death in October of 2011 due to pancreatic cancer was a huge loss for the business of technology. Danny Boyle's biopic Steve Jobs focuses on his rise and fall then rise again with Apple. His death isn't even mentioned. As biopics go, it's an interesting film about one of the true innovators of mine and many others…

  • Three Colors: Red

    Three Colors: Red 1994

    ★★★ Watched 26 Apr, 2016

    Three Colors: Red, the third film in Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colors Trilogy seems to be the consensus favorite in the trilogy. For whatever reason the storyline didn't interest me quite as much as the story in the previous two films. It was good, and it connects the three films in an interesting way. I was just a little bored by it.

    I didn't like the overall trilogy as much as most people, but they are undeniably good films about French contemporary life with excellent performances.

    The Ron Says: See the entire trilogy.

  • Three Colors: White

    Three Colors: White 1994

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2016

    Hell hath no fury like a man scorned?

    Three Colors: White, the second film in Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colors trilogy features a lighter tone than the first film...well on the surface anyway. The themes actually get pretty dark, and from a personal perspective I found it more relatable than the first film. Three Colors: Red seems to be the consensus best of the trilogy. It'll be the next film I watch. Hopefully I agree.

    The Ron Says: See it.

  • Three Colors: Blue

    Three Colors: Blue 1993

    ★★★½ Watched 17 Apr, 2016

    Three Colors: Blue the first film in Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colors trilogy is a deeply emotional film. It tells the story of a woman trying to live her life after the tragic loss of her husband and five year old child. Juliette Binoche is excellent in the lead role. The emotional impact of the story didn't quite hit me like I thought it would so my rating is a little lower than most people's but it's definitely a solid film. I'm very interested in seeing the next two. Hopefully they're just as good if not better than this one.

    The Ron Says: See it.

  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn 2015

    ★★★ Watched 14 Apr, 2016 2

    John Crowley's Brooklyn looks great, has a good story, and is wonderfully acted. It's a really good film, but it's either one I wasn't in the mood for or one that just didn't resonate with me. It's a period drama, a genre that will almost never be my first or even second choice. So it's a bit tricky for me to actually love one. Basically what I'm saying is, for a lot of people this film will probably be great. Just not for me and not today.

    The Ron Says: See it.