Chris

Player of games, sports fan, humanist, feminist, geek.

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    We should get the whole “the book is better” stuff out of the way first. Comparisons of this sort are redundant, the experience of reading a book is so far removed from watching movies as to make the statement meaningless. However, for me, no other director has successively taken great books and made them into great movies, and that is exactly the case here.

    I understand the criticisms (mostly from Stephen King) relating to the adaption, but that’s not the…

  • Extraction

    Extraction

    ★★★

    Enjoyed it, but I'm over yellow filter.

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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★½

    No, it's not as good as the original.

    It's also not as bad as people insist it must be.

    It's still better than Ghostbusters 2, and I'm sad it tanked. I'd like another movie or two with this cast.

    Ranking of best Ghostbusters to watch:
    1. Ghostbusters
    2. The Real Ghostbusters Cartoon
    3. Ghostbusters 2016
    4. Extreme Ghostbusters Cartoon
    5. Someone playing the PS3/PC/Xbox 360 Ghostbusters game
    6. Someone playing Ghostbusters on SMS or C64
    7. Er
    8. Ghostbusters 2

  • Resident Evil: Retribution

    Resident Evil: Retribution

    ★★★½

    They're obviously never going to be Oscar contenders, but for what they are, I've enjoyed all the resident evil movies so far. A damn sight more than the games too.