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  • March of the Penguins

    March of the Penguins

    ★★★★

    Baby penguins are freaking adorable. That alone should be reason enough to watch this documentary.

    Be prepared to see a few of them die in unpleasant ways, though.

    I'm in awe of the filmakers' work. Considering the conditions they had to work in (you can see some images of them during the credits), the fact that they managed to capture such beautiful shots amazes me. Morgan Freeman's voice is perfect, but I did feel like the music was a bit too much, at times.

    Still, a truly enjoyable documentary, recommended.

  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★

    Zombie movies or stories have become something of a commonplace, but personally I haven't found many that were realistic in their portrayal of characters, who are always either too stupid or unlikeable, or they die too quickly. I need at least one sensible character that I can identify with and root for. I came to this movie expecting to see all the familiar tropes that are repeated to exhaustion nowadays, but was actually pleasantly surprised by what an intelligent, realistic…