Jesse_Wroe has written 4 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2018.

  • First Desires

    First Desires

    ★½

    "Hmm, this is cheesy...

    Works with the nice soft focus...

    Kinda creepy...

    Not bad camera work, look at the weather...

    Did David the director yell, 'Young beauties, let your blooming sexuality look good for the camera!'

    Maybe I'm just too American...

    This is very hetero, but there's some gender parity here and there...

    Oh, how conveniently naked...

    I know you're trying to be sincere about this, David, but...

    Well, this is kinda sex positive and open, everybody 'seems' comfortable...

    Again,…

  • Slaughter Hotel

    Slaughter Hotel

    ★½

    Dull and dumb. Apart from several hot actresses and a couple exquisite butt shots, this barely entertains. Not even it's absurdity is enjoyable.

  • Wind from the East

    Wind from the East

    ★½

    Ideological training by a cheap, self-reflexive art film, basically. (Will Arrow Academy be responsible for a new generation of Marxist-Leninists? Let's hope not.)

    It's exemplary of a style of Marxist thought in a period of socialist discourse that's valuable to the scholar of political history and ideas. The concise presentation of Marxist assertions allows the scholar in the audience to learn quite a bit of rhetoric and analysis in a shorter time than they would slogging through dense texts that…

  • Zeitgeist

    Zeitgeist

    ★½

    Has energy, the story is intense, but much of it is very wrong. Makes criticism of the Federal Reserve look bad and undermines the extent to which terrorists would want to attack the United States.