Favorite films

  • The Thing
  • The Apartment
  • Boogie Nights
  • Chungking Express

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  • Park Row

    ★★★½

  • Keep an Eye Out

    ★★★

  • Wings

    ★★★½

  • Undine

    ★★★

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  • Double Down

    Double Down

    What this movie taught me is that all you need to save the world from destruction is 5 laptops, 4 cellphones, a small satellite dish mounted to the back of your car and an endless supply of canned tuna. But all that is still not enough to bring back your dead wife.

  • Showdown in Little Tokyo

    Showdown in Little Tokyo

    ★★★

    "Out of the frying pan and boned up the ass with a red-hot poker."

    Happy birthday, Dolph!

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  • Assassins

    Assassins

    ★★½

    A guilty pleasure, of sorts. This has got to be one of the weirdest big studio action flicks, well, ever. For one thing it's got a hero who talks to himself more than any character in film history (except for maybe Sandra Bullock in Gravity) with about a fifth of the movie consisting of him chatting on the internet, often while talking to himself, with many, many shots of text on screen. This was apparently considered cinematic in 1995 when…

  • Better Off Dead...

    Better Off Dead...

    ★★★★½

    This movie is some sort of demented work of genius. Sure there are a few groaners, the ski plot is not terribly interesting and there's a couple of lame musical montages but otherwise this is as brilliant as an cheesy 80's teen comedy can get. It manages to be pretty consistently hilarious and batshit insane throughout its running time and for me that's all I really need. My two favourite requirements of a fun movie are hilarity and insanity and…