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  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

    It is surprising how often human beings can dismiss the integrity of others, and big-dimple-in-his-chin Kirk Douglas (playing an Atticus Finch type "Col. Dax") is Kubrick's way of exploring this idea. It is difficult to ignore the analogy of the crucifiction in the Christ-like execution scene where a sneering and a content criminal flank the tormented innocent in the middle. Technically all three men are innocent, but that's precisely the point. The film isn't about winning and losing ( in…

  • The Crow

    The Crow

    ★★★★½

    90's Grunge + Gothic Horror + Frank Miller = The Crow

    Probably the only accurate maths equation I have ever completed

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  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    I've seen Goodfellas 3 or 4 times now, and I've never reviewed it before. So it comes the time for me to write a review on Scorcese's Gangster Masterpiece, and I find I have not much to say about it. But I tried to think, so here goes....

    Probably the thing I love the most about Goodfellas is that it is a movie. It doesn't pretend to be anything else except an honest to goodness movie. Its 2 hours and…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ½

    If it was the night before my marriage to David Lynch and I watched this movie, I would probably call the wedding off