Bob R.

Oh hell - I'll watch anything.

Favorite films

  • Blue Velvet
  • Brazil
  • Dead Ringers
  • Once Upon a Time in the West

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  • Nurse 3-D

    ★★

  • Zola

    ★★★★

  • The Birth of a Nation

    ★★★

  • Stray

    ★★★

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  • Old

    Old

    ★★

    Spoiler Alert: The whole free exotic beach vacation turns out to be a scheme to sell timeshares.

  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★½

    I'm so glad this didn't turn out to be the riff on Taken that I expected. Instead, Pig is a thoughtful story of man who made a real impact in his chosen profession, suffers a terrible loss and chooses to leave everything behind. Due to unforeseen circumstances, he must return to the society he unceremoniously left years before.

    Unlike some of his recent appearances, Cage never overwhelms the story with the weight of his own presence. His casting here was…

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  • Survive Style 5+

    Survive Style 5+

    ★★★★½

    A few lessons imparted by Survive Style 5+:

    1. Home invasion can be fun.

    2. If a guy who looks like Vinnie Jones gives you a hard stare and asks you "What's your function in life?" - just run.

    3. Never, ever let yourself be hypnotized.

    4. If you take steps to murder your wife, you'd better make sure she's really dead, because if she isn't... Look out.

    5. If someone thinks they're a bird, maybe they are.

    Easily one of my favorite viewings this year. Perfectly demented.

    (Monkey Records)

  • Atlantic Rim

    Atlantic Rim

    ½

    For as consistently crappy as it's releases are, The Asylum have distilled the practice of the rip-off down to a fine art. Consider the exquisite economy of the title alone - Atlantic Rim. With those two words, you know what's being ripped off. You know the amount of effort put into making this movie stand on its own. Heck, if you're already familiar with past releases like "Transmorphers", "I Am Omega", "Paranormal Entity" or "Snakes on a Train", you might…