Michael H.oarty

See me in outer space, I'm out of reach today

Favorite films

  • Manoel’s Destinies
  • Opera
  • Theorem
  • Stray Dogs

Recent activity

  • The Death King

  • A Closed Book

  • Encounter of the Spooky Kind

  • Saw V


Recent reviews

  • Saw V

    Saw V


    Best one yet!

  • Saw IV

    Saw IV


    For about a decade, this was the only Saw film I’d seen (we wanted to see Gone Baby Gone but it was sold out. Was a first date too. Oy vey) and I absolutely hated it. while I always considered that seeing the preceding 3 was probably a necessity, now that I have done exactly this I can’t say my feelings have changed much. Big “oops we booked the movie before having a single clue what we wanted to do with…

Popular reviews

  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    I’m left with the impression that this whole operation had the express purpose of being a meme generator, but as anything other than a seven-hour freakshow, I’m struggling to find any value. Goode/Chaiklin seemingly have zero empathy for any of their subjects, choosing instead to giggle behind the camera. No, it doesn’t take much logic to draw the conclusion that 90% of the people featured here are utter sociopaths, but they’re also treated with nothing higher than amusement. The Jinx,…

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen


    My attitude towards people who would rate this film as anything above a contemptible, morally decrepit piece of shit is akin to the YA weirdos on Twitter who think you’re a pedophile if you like Salo. Very bold of the producers to pull a “libertarian temporal pincer” of sorts (casting one of the oldest looking men in the world to play a teenager and making his love interest counterpart look years younger than she actually does irl.)