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  • Thunderball

    Thunderball

    ★★★½

    Three words can sum up this entire film: underwater scuba battle.  Worth it just for the final throwdown, this is when the Bond films start to dive.  No pun intended.

  • Bag Boy Lover Boy

    Bag Boy Lover Boy

    ★★

    I like that the film is a throwback to scuzzy films from NYC of the late '70s and early '80s, but misses the mark of having anything really memorable.  The lead character Albert works a late night hot dog stand is rather annoying in his expectations of others.  Pretty meh.

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  • Killer Constable

    Killer Constable

    ★★★★

    Awesome '80s Shaw Brothers film that plays it straight in the time when going bonkers was the thing to do.  Highly stylish and a tone that feels like an early GZA album it's hard not to fall in love with this film.  That ending though.

  • Brain Damage

    Brain Damage

    ★★★★★

    Forget Requiem for a Dream, Less Than Zero, or The Basketball Diaries.  Brain Damage is the ultimate of anti-drug films.  The film has a perfect mix of comedy, horror, and tragedy.  Somehow this film has hit it's apex now, this is Frank Henenlotter's magnum opus.  From his typical NYC locales, the insane amount of practical effects, a protagonist that you can sympathize with, and a great use of self-referencing with characters from other Henenlotter films to show the fact that…