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  • [REC]

    [REC]

    ★★★★

    As good as its reputation. Other than one blatantly stupid moment (involving the rewinding of a tape), this is a very smartly done found footage movie. And it is scary as hell.

  • Contagion

    Contagion

    ★★★★

    This film is ruthless.

  • Cars 2

    Cars 2

    ★★½

    At one point one of the cars is knocked out with some kind of sleeping gas. So the cars actually breathe?

  • Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

    Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

    ★½

    Hugely disappointed by this one. It doesn't pass The Willmore Test of documentaries: it's about an incredibly interesting subject, but it doesn't look at that subject in an interesting way. The film is about the mystery surrounding these ominous tiles that sprouted up all over the country and even the world in the 1980s, suggesting some sort of plan to resurrect dead people on Jupiter, inspired by Kubrick's 2001. I'd seen these things around my old neighborhood in Manhattan, so…

  • Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

    Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

    ★★★

    "This is the power of Shrim."

  • The Ides of March

    The Ides of March

    ★★★½

    Clooney on what he'd say if he ran for office and why he never will. Likely the most autobiographical film he'll ever make.

  • Christine

    Christine

    ★★★

    "I hate rock and roll."