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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★½

    sociopath
    [soh-see-uh-path, soh-shee-]
    noun, Psychiatry.
    1. a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.

    Cha-fucking-ching. What is on display during the entire two hour run time of Dan Gilroy’s debut film? Oh, just the complete and utter definition of the word sociopath. Gilroy, who has written such films as The Fall, The Bourne Legacy, and everyone’s favorite robot boxing film Real Steel, gives us a…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    Wow.

    Fucking WOW.

    I have only clapped at the end of one movie(which was this year…Boyhood), but now I can say I clapped to two. I couldn’t help myself. The theater couldn’t help itself. Whiplash was that good. I turned to my friend with absolute glee and shouted “THAT WAS FUCKING AWESOME”. I was, and still am, completely blow away by this film. The plot is simple. Andrew (Teller) is an aspirin jazz drummer in the most prestigious school in…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    The film ended and the credits began to roll. I expected an applause but there was none. I expected hushed talking and the shuffling of feet as people started to make their way out of the theater. There was none. It was like everybody was afraid to move. Everybody, including myself, was sitting there waiting for more. That, or everybody was just too uncomfortable to be the first one to leave. There was some of that in my motivation to…

  • The Orphanage

    The Orphanage

    ★★★★

    It's funny how full of shit I am. I told myself that I would be watching a horror movie a night because it's my favorite month of the year, October. You know how many I've seen this month? Two, including this one. That's pathetic. My viewing schedule has developed a case of the crazy and I take what I can get. Tonight I took a walk down to the library to find some interesting films to watch over the week.…