Bob Mackey

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Favorite films

  • Back to the Future
  • Toy Story
  • Evil Dead II
  • It's a Wonderful Life

Recent activity

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol


  • Moonstruck


  • The Holdovers


  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence


Recent reviews

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    The Muppet Christmas Carol


    Michael Caine remains undefeated!

    (Saw this for the first time on the big screen at The Rio in Vancouver.)

  • Moonstruck



    They should call this movie Ronny Deformed.

Popular reviews

  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie


    Perhaps the most average film ever made? This is the movie they should use to calibrate other movies. I plan on talking at length about this one on a podcast, so here are some bullet points you don't have to pay for.

    - You can definitely tell it's a movie that's had several screenplays beaten to death by executives and focus groups to the point where certain elements inexplicably emerge that seemingly used to be much more important in earlier…

  • Clerks III

    Clerks III


    Kevin Smith has been making movies for 30 years, cites Richard Linklater and Spike Lee as major influences, and yet the way this thing is lit, shot, and edited barely rises above A Talking Cat!?!

    I haven't checked in with Smith since Clerks II, but since I have some affinity for Dante and Randal I felt obligated to give this a watch after months of dread. One nice thing I will say: the first five-or-so minutes feel like a novel…