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  • Falling Inn Love

    Falling Inn Love

    ★½

    This script feels like a collaboration between a 60-something woman working for the New Zealand tourism board, and a deeply confused alien who's trying to write a movie after watching dozens of romcoms.

    It was a fun hate-watch, but it had even more cringe-inducing lines and buzzwords than a Hallmark movie...

    *main character is knocking down a wall with a sledgehammer*
    "Now THIS is self care! :)"
    *contractor is telling her which wrench to use*
    "Um, excuse me, quit the MANSPLAINING!"

    ...Kill me! 👍

  • Leap Year

    Leap Year

    ★½

    Definitely the worst non-Christmas-themed romcom I’ve ever seen. I’ll never stop rewatching it.

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  • The Goonies

    The Goonies

    ★★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 17 - August 2016 | Film #6, Task #14
    A film with someone wearing an eye patch.

    “Goonies never say die!”

    I liked The Goonies a lot as a kid. It’s a cheesy, heartfelt, Indiana Jones-style adventure, and appeals to younger audiences especially with its kids-outsmarting-adults action. Certain aspects, however, haven’t held up well for me—particularly half the cast of characters being comprised of stereotypes: tech-wiz Asian, goofy fat kid, Italian mama’s-boy mobsters, one-dimensional pretty girl, etc. In…

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 17 - August 2016 | Film #9, Task #30
    A film that you encountered while doing this scavenger hunt that you'd like to watch but that just did not fit the requirements well enough.

    “We will conquer this wilderness. It will not consume us.”

    An incredibly creepy and atmospheric film. Rather than relying heavily on jump scares and other standard tricks, this movie slowly builds up an overwhelming eeriness and sense of dread. Suspense is achieved through storytelling:…