EnemyMine

inveterate dabbler & ex bad kid dropout watchin movies. i give full star ratings because what is a 2.5 rating anyway

Favorite films

  • Charlie's Angels
  • Paranoid Park
  • The Stuff
  • You Won't Be Alone

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  • Bullet Train

    ★★★

  • Mr. Harrigan's Phone

    ★★

  • Homicidal

    ★★★★

  • Barbarian

    ★★★½

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  • Bullet Train

    Bullet Train

    ★★★

    Joey King is the mvp in this goofy assassins on a train throwaway guy Ritchie sendup. It's fine and must go by completely unbegrudged as its the perfect sort of movie to watch while you dont watch All Quiet on the Western Front.

  • Mr. Harrigan's Phone

    Mr. Harrigan's Phone

    ★★

    This might've been fine at 80 minutes in 2005. Super thin material for a movie, it felt like someone came upon an old King story that had some cell phone commentary in it and projected some kind of profound imaginary prescience onto its very basic gimmick.

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★★★

    A cool ass popcorn horror and grimy crime thriller that still holds you in the relatively comforting entertainment zone of a King-brand adaptation in a more refined key. The grounded brutality of children subjected to the harsh jungle of normal american life has rarely been done better. With animal strategy siblings Finney and Gwen navigate the threatening and abuse-ridden spheres of home and school while the wider world holds only the lurking menace of The Grabber, a boogeyman closing in…

  • Barbarian

    Barbarian

    ★★★½

    Barbarian or; only fools rush in is a super fun and frustrating tonal dance around a highly fraught stage of horror. It's elements blast you with cavalier dalliance while dipping into real-dark-real subject matter. The way it hits ya have to think about it... i was unsurely trying to reconcile its loose play with it's dark depths and I felt exploitation all over it. But me im so serious... reflectively, Cregger's singular and excitingly structured screenplay offers and hides all…