RSS feed for Matt

Favorite films

Recent activity


Recent reviews

  • Starry Eyes

    Starry Eyes


    What a wonderfully refreshing horror film this was, something that's pretty hard to find in this day and age of modern horror. As subtly creepy as the first hour was, the last 30 minutes is sheer madness. Alexandra Esso was simply amazing, she became the role...I can't think of being this impressed with a lead female role in a horror film since probably Angela Bettis in May. And what an excellent soundtrack too. This ranks up with Lovely Molly, Absentia…

  • The ABCs of Death

    The ABCs of Death


    My love for anthologies finally got the better of me and I watched THE ABCS OF DEATH. I should have listened to all of you. There was a handful of brilliance (D, L, R, V...I would love to see R and V fleshed out, very intriguing), a handful of entertaining (N, O, T, Y, X), and a whole bucketful of garbage. What boggles my mind is that a lot of these directors have made films I really like. For instance,…

Popular reviews

  • Golgo 13: The Professional

    Golgo 13: The Professional


    Why the hell I hadn't seen this before is beyond me, but damn was it awesome. Sometimes it's cool to come late to the party, and this was one of those instances. This felt like an anime version of a poliziotteschi mixed with the uber-cool of Melville. Duke Togo is an absolute bad-ass, the story is excellent, and the villains are memorable and bizarre (the snake guy seemed like he'd be more at home in a horror flick, yet it…

  • Troll Hunter

    Troll Hunter


    Wow, what a blast this film was. It turned out to be a lot different than what I expected, but that ended up being for the better. Much more of a tongue-in-cheek comedy than horror or fantasy, I laughed out loud at some of the stuff in this film more than I have most straight-up comedies that I've seen lately. How can you not appreciate a film, made in Norway, where a guy just happens to have a bucket of…