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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★½

    I've now subjected myself to this film twice.

    And dear lord is it bad. Lex Luther has absolutely no motivation, there's no reason for him to hold anything against Superman. Ben Affleck does his best but he comes off almost, if not as, dull as Christian Bale. I'm still not sure if Zach Snyder or Henry Cavill is to be held responsible for the overly stoic and boardlije emotionless Superman. There's too much going on here. With a second viewing…

  • Panic Room

    Panic Room

    ★★★

    A decent fare from Fincher, though not his strongest outing. Foster is passable but mostly forgettable, as with most of her preformances though. Her shinning moment is in the conversation with the police. Young Kristen Stewart actually plays a very well handled role, even if she is written to be too smart/sarcastic for her age. Perhaps this is where the type casting began. Jared Leto works, but he's a bit of an eye sore here. In fact he was usually…

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  • Dead Man

    Dead Man

    ★★★★

    An awesome, trippy, black and white meditation on life, death, violence, the west, and spirituality. Plus it's got a great understated Johnny Depp performance, some neat humor, cinematography akin to an Ansel Adams photo, and the coolest soundtrack ever.
    8/10

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    By far one of the most mesmerizing horror films I've seen to date. Both haunting and disturbing, while beautiful and captivating. Keep my stomach in knots and made my skin crawl. The Witch is able to build up the tension and keep it there while not allowing you to have any form of release until it's final shot. The creators behind this project understand true horror and know what their audience is used to and spit in its face. The…