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    ★★

    Picked this up at the last Dollar Tree sale, around the time when I actually met Cobie Smulders at a convention, but just now getting it watched. Kind of thought it would be a B level comedy from the DVD cover, but what I got was a really dull and slow moving drama-type film that left me with a cold feeling.

    Like no one was particularly likable here, as Pearce always seems to play that smug douchehat role and Corrigan…

  • Gridiron Gang

    Gridiron Gang

    ★★★½

    I can't say this was very original, using that same kind of Mighty Ducks theme of a bunch of losers that need to play together and become winners. We all know the way this film will go, but I like football and this one does have the added subplot of the team all being criminals in jail, so it's a bit more adult then some of those movies with the same themes.

    I actually found it quite enjoyable, even though…

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  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    ★★★★★

    I loved this book growing up and it really is one of the more perfect films from my childhood...and it was made 8 years before I was born!!!

    The kids are all fantastic and the ways they got them all were pretty fantastic. The music is great. The Oompa Loompa song is a classic. Discovering all this candy is such an adventure.

    But the real star here is Wilder. He is so good. At times he can be the warmest…

  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★

    Film is actually a pretty original concept. Global Warming was real, the world reacted to what they thought would save it, but ended up freezing it and killing nearly everyone minus the ones that got on this train. The poor are kept in the back, the class system increases as you get closer to the engine. So the poor people decide to take the train.

    It starts off a bit rough, but once the story gets going, you can really…