RSS feed for Chris

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Wish Upon

    Wish Upon

    ★★

    "I think you're a selfish bowl of bitch sauce."

    That, my friends, is a shining example of the awful writing of teenage characters. Though, to be honest, bad writing is kind of Wish Upon's main ingredient. Well, that and a trash picking, sax playing dad courtesy of Ryan Phillippe. I can't even.

    About on the level of Leonetti's last effort, Annabelle, which isn't saying much.

  • Son in Law

    Son in Law

    ★★★

    Here's a sentence that shouldn't exist: This is Pauly Shore's finest work.

Popular reviews

More
  • China O'Brien

    China O'Brien

    ★★★

    China O’Brien is a prime example of the kind of movies I’d rent every weekend in the heyday of VHS. It’s a low-budget martial arts romp that’s filled with flimsy plotting, amateurish acting, and the expected “there’s a fight lingering around every corner!” but the reason this is more entertaining than a lot of them isn’t simply because of the kick-ass guitar riffs in the background of the multiple fight sequences but also because co-stars Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton and…

  • Society

    Society

    ★★½

    Society is one of those movies that’s managed to gather a healthy cult following in the fifteen-plus years since its release and I still can’t quite figure out why. It’s easy to commend it for its mixture of outrageous perversion, brazen practical effects work, and obvious satire of the upper class but it’s also just as easy to point out how clunky and weakly acted it feels. I can’t deny it’s worth seeing as a curio horror flick and now,…