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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★

    You know this is an important movie because everyone is in aging make-up, they walk fast everywhere they go, and the music features lots of sad horns. I'm a sucker for investigative journalism movies, but this one was a little flat and not always engaging. Worth a look just because of how prescient it is, but with Bob Odenkirk and David Cross in the cast, I kept hoping it would eventually turn into a Mr. Show sketch.

  • Another WolfCop

    Another WolfCop

    ★★★

    It may have been because I wasn't expecting much, but I actually enjoyed this as much as the original. Goofy fun that 15 year old me would have loved to have rented on a Friday night because I spent way too much time watching shitty horror movie sequels instead of playing sports or dating. Some thing never change.

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  • Rats: Night of Terror

    Rats: Night of Terror

    ★★★

    You can rarely accuse director Bruno Mattei (here under his Vincent Dawn alias) from not delivering on his titles. Sure, the acting is wooden, the dubbing hilarious (check out the Southern belle accent in "Rats"), and technical deficiencies abound, but there are lots of rats. Big ones, small ones, white ones and black ones, fake ones and as is par for many Italian 80's horror movies, real ones that are set on fire and let loose to run around screeching.…

  • The Initiation of Sarah

    The Initiation of Sarah

    ★★½

    70's TV movies were like the original Netflix content of the day. Most of it was crap, there were a few true gems, and then some entertaining misfires. This falls into the latter category. A bloodless "Carrie" clone that is mostly remarkable for an unhinged Shelley Winters and a strong, sympathetic performance from Kay Lenz. Chock full of 70's fashions and guest victims, this is a pale imitation of DePalma's classic but I'm sure it did a number on unsuspecting…