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  • Colin Quinn: Red State, Blue State

    Colin Quinn: Red State, Blue State

    ★★★★

    My first exposure to this guy. In under an hour he eviscerated the USA. I'll be back.

  • After the Sunset

    After the Sunset

    ★★½

    Don Cheadle is even less convincing as a gangster than he was as a cockney in the Oceans films.

    One point for Woody Harrelson, one for Salma Hayek's fitness levels and a half for pretending Naomie Harris was Tia Dalma as a cop in this.

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  • Kangaroo Jack

    Kangaroo Jack

    I saw this because I'm watching every Walken film.

    A few years ago I was diagnosed with a skin problem that was later confirmed, via tests, to be MRSA. In order to stop it from spreading the doctor cut my leg open with a scalpel on local anesthetic. He removed a chunk of flesh and then dug out the area underneath, which didn't feel numb from my perspective. Then they packed the wound with cotton wool to make sure it…

  • Demolition Man

    Demolition Man

    ★★★½

    Before Quentin Tarantino finally laid the 80s to rest with a barrage of new wave violence (Pulp Fiction, True Romance, Reservoir Dogs, Natural Born Killers) it had one final hurrah in the form of Demolition Man. It's one of the most typical 80s movies ever made, albeit 4 years late, with both hero and villain quipping back and forth like one-liners are going out of fashion. Given that it is a typical 80s movie it's too lightweight and the potential…