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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    *Redux

    I first saw Apocalypse Now when I was 16. It was close to midnight, and being a dumb kid I decided to put on the DVD, thinking I'd fall asleep. Surely the 200 minute film would have to be watched in parts. I did not fall asleep, though. Instead I sat there, watching on my computer screen, completely in awe. Stunned. Here was a film like nothing I'd ever seen before. That holds true to today. I have never…

  • Trainwreck

    Trainwreck

    ★★★★

    A little story.

    T'was Friday night. I had gotten off work at 9pm and felt like seeing a movie. Ant-Man was an option, but I'm sure you know how I feel about Marvel (puke). Paper Towns looked intriguing, mostly because Cara Delevingne's eyebrows are transfixing. I settled on Trainwreck, though. I do like Apatow, even Funny People.

    I arrived at the theatre for the 10:15 show with some time to spare and took a seat near the front, behind the…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    It's so dense. Every single image has so many things going on.

    On second viewing, you pick up on things. Like Max slamming his hand against the side of the door to help him remove the spike stuck through his palm. You notice the way the film's redemption story is woven right through the film, carried in Charlize Theron's mournful eyes. You realize that each hero character on screen has their own carefully crafted personality and arc. There's the fine-tuned…

  • Furious 7

    Furious 7

    It's not that Furious 7 is the best movie ever made, just the best movie I've ever seen.