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  • Coming to America

    Coming to America

    ★★½

    Wakanda's least memorable prince.

  • Village of the Damned

    Village of the Damned

    ★★★

    Hooptober 5 Film 17/31

    2/6 Before 1970
    3/6 Countries: UK

    Pretty boring. I enjoyed the mystery of the first half which involved a village that suddenly 'falls asleep' preventing anyone else from being able to enter it without falling under the same spell. There is something very Stephen King about that. The second half with the smart ass kids is much less interesting simply because their powers aren't really used in creative ways. This would have made a great TWILIGHT…

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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Assigning a star rating to this movie would be like grading a Salvador Dali piece with a star rating. It's utterly absurd and simplifies the work to the point of insult. Eraserhead has more in common with a Dali painting than another film at your multiplex, it's a piece of art, not entertainment. I would be more comfortable sitting and watching this in a gallery than a theatre with twelve-dollar popcorn combos.

    People constantly wonder what this or that means,…

  • Indie Game: The Movie

    Indie Game: The Movie

    ★★★★½

    Maybe the best argument against game piracy I've ever seen, Indie Game: The Movie depicts three different independent game developers (all of which are either 1 or 2 people) at various stages of the creative process. One (Jonathan Blow who created 'Braid') after completion and release reflecting on the experience; another (Team Meat, creators of 'Super Meat Boy') at the final stretch as their game preps for release after a long development; and finally Phil Fish, creator of Fez, in…