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  • Soaked in Bleach

    Soaked in Bleach 2015

    ★★★ Watched 25 Nov, 2015

    Benjamin Statler's Soaked in Bleach is a documentary film examining the 1994 death of Kurt Cobain, the iconic lead singer of Nirvana. It's far from great documentary film making. It's basically the story of Tom Grant, a private investigator Courtney Love hired to find Cobain days before he was found dead. A death that was ruled a suicide. Grant through his investigations clearly believes Cobain's death was not a suicide and director Benjamin Statler appears to be on board with…

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World 2015

    ★★ Watched 24 Nov, 2015 2

    I think the biggest offense a big budget blockbuster film can make is to be boring. I'd don't think it's a stretch to say, that many of these types of films are nothing more than a turn off your brain dick swinging exercise for the special effects department. So naturally it's up to those special effects and the action to entertain you. The special effects in Jurassic World look really good, but the action honestly bored me. The story was…

  • Lava

    Lava 2014

    ★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2015 2

    A male volcano sings a sexy song, this causes a female volcano to squirt all over his face nearly killing him. That's what I got out of this anyway.

    The Ron Says: Skip it.

  • Inside Out

    Inside Out 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Nov, 2015 9

    Ah yes Inside Out, this years insanely well liked and critically acclaimed Pixar film about a little girl's emotions. Unfortunately it didn't quite peak my emotions enough for me to love it like so many do. It's really good and my kids seemed to like it, but it just didn't hit me like I thought it would. I was told it would rape tears from my eyes. Apparently my sad emotion took the night off because it didn't make me…

  • Dope

    Dope 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2015 3

    A film featuring 90's hip hop? Man, I grew up on that shit!!! A story about self proclaimed 90's hip hop geeks who get caught up in some hood shit? You fucking with me? Great music throughout, and a star making performance by Shameik Moore? YO, that shit was DOPE!!!

    The Ron Says: Must see!

  • Le Week-End

    Le Week-End 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Nov, 2015

    As I was browsing my Netflix queue looking for something to watch, Le Week-End ended up being my choice due to the fact it's set in Paris and like most people the terrorists attacks that took place there are still weighing heavily on my mind. I've only experienced the beauty of Paris through cinema as I've never had the opportunity to travel there. I'm sure it's much better in person, but the next best thing to actually being there may…

  • Wolf Creek 2

    Wolf Creek 2 2013

    ★★½ Watched 15 Nov, 2015

    I don't think too many people liked the first Wolf Creek, but I enjoyed it. Mainly because I love a good villain, and Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) is a damn good villain. He's the best thing about Wolf Creek 2 as well, but after a promising start the story peters out and becomes all too familiar and predictable.

    The Ron Says: If you liked the first film, odds are you've already checked this sequel out or will eventually like I did. For everyone else I'd say skip it.

  • John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid

    John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid 2015

    ★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2015

    Parts of this stand-up special were kinda funny, but I wasn't a fan of Mulaney's delivery, and too many of his jokes were average at best.

    The Ron Says: Skip it.

  • Slow West

    Slow West 2015

    ★★★ Watched 14 Nov, 2015 4

    For whatever reason going into Slow West, I got a feeling that the title might end up being literal. I thought if I ended up not liking it, it would be because it was really slow and set in the old west. As it turns out that wasn't the case at all. I liked it, but an uneven tone and too simple story kept it from anything more than that.

    Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a naive young Scottish man…

  • The Wolfpack

    The Wolfpack 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2015

    Crystal Moselle's documentary about the Angulo brothers who are nicknamed The Wolfpack, is a strangely hypnotic experience. The six brothers have spent most of their life locked away from society with their parents and sister in a Lower East Side of Manhattan apartment. They cope with their isolation by watching and reenacting scenes from their large collection of films. Film has helped them make it through their strange circumstances, but the boy's are ready to breakout of this life of…

  • Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers

    Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers 2015

    ★★★ Watched 13 Nov, 2015

    If you like offensive "too soon" humor, you'll get some good laughs out of Anthony Jeselnik's latest special, Thoughts and Prayers. I'm cool with offensive humor, but some of it just felt a little too forced.

    The Ron Says: If you're not easily offended see it. If you are, stay far away.

  • Ilo Ilo

    Ilo Ilo 2013

    ★★★ Watched 13 Nov, 2015

    With a passionate central story about a troubled young boy's friendship with his families maid, Anthony Chen's Ilo Ilo is a film that's easy to like. The relationship between those two characters drives the film and makes it mostly work. The problem is, with added drama involving the boy's mother and father, Chen I felt tried to squeeze too much into the films 99 minute runtime.

    Singapore, late 90s. The friendship between the maid Teresa and young boy Jiale ignite…