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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    The intensity is incredible.
    The atmosphere is extraordinary
    -and the music is top class.

    What a film.

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★

    Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is both a unique depiction and bold fictional concept which follows a family over the course of 13 years, and the coming of age story of the son, Mason. Although Boyhood is an incredibly accurate depiction of the life of a boy aging through the late 90’s and early second millennium (this I know from firsthand experience) it lacks emotional connection and relies too heavily on the audience relating to the story rather than experiencing it with…

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  • Wavelength

    Wavelength

    ½

    My professor referred to this film as being on a list of 1001 films to see before you die.

    I think he was confused with the list of 1001 films that will make you die watching them.

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    ★★★★

    I have a theory about 'classic' films. Now this could get ridiculous, but for the hell of it, hear me out.

    For one, movies viewed well past their time period have a much different impact on a more modern audience over the viewers who would have seen this for the first time in 1973. Now of course watching a 12 year old girl walk down the stairs ass backwards while throwing up blood can be a might unsettling for most…