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  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★★

    One hell of a rollercoaster. Any part of this film that some could consider a flaw I don't care about.

  • Army of Darkness

    Army of Darkness

    ★★★★½

    Yes yes yes, I know. Evil Dead 2 is technically the best of the trilogy. But I get the most enjoyment out of this silliness. It's just plain fun the whole way through, and I wish they still made more like it.

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  • Ghostbusters II

    Ghostbusters II

    ★★★★

    Perhaps it's the fact that I saw this one first, as a wide-eyed kid, but I don't understand the standard "let down" label that Ghostbusters II normally filed under. Of course it's not as fresh as the first, a little more slick but perhaps more stiff, but for the most part it's a really fun film that is meritous on its own terms.
    That it even feels a little less fresh is actually thematically consistent, early on it's established that…

  • Bubba Ho-tep

    Bubba Ho-tep

    ★★★★

    A surprisingly touching film centred around the forgotten elderly, parked in a nursing home by their children to await the inevitable. The fact that it's about Elvis and a man who believes he's JFK (despite appearing to be African-American), fighting an ancient hillbilly mummy feasting on the rectally extracted souls of residents is really just window dressing.