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  • Ender's Game

    Ender's Game


    One of the worst adaptations I've had the misfortune to watch. It looks great but it's been shorn of all emotional and intellectual depth which admittedly is pretty light to begin with as the novel was aimed at 8 to 12 year olds. I'd have rather watched a terrible version that was completely faithful to the source material than this interpretation. I've been dreaming of this as a film since I first read the book aged 9 and I just could not be more disappointed. Read the book.

  • Pacific Rim

    Pacific Rim


    What makes a B-movie? Bad dialogue, check. Even worse acting, check. Traditional disaster movie plot, check. Small production budget...wait, 180 million dollars? There's a serious disconnect between how poor the movie is and how much money was spent making it look 'good'. You know how the film will end before you start watching it. How is that enjoyable? Why should you care about anyone in the film if you already know what's going to happen? Judge a film on its…

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  • 300



    I fucking hate Frank Miller and Zack Snyder. Two of the most retrograde morons working in media. "Oh but it looks so good", I hear you say. Shut up, read some history, and use your imagination. Snyder's a slave to technology and big-budget nonsense while Miller's work has devolved into barely disguised neo-conservative schlock. Damnit, this shit makes me so angry. '300' is 'Birth of a Nation' for 21st century idiots.

  • Birth



    Damn, that Jonathan Glazer is an amazing director. A portrait of grief and psychological trauma mixed with creepy horror concerning reincarnation treated in a realist manner. It's beautiful to look at, you're emotionally invested in characters brilliantly realized by the cast, and the story pays off. What more can you ask for? I, for one, would ask him to make films at a faster rate than one every 7 years.