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  • Ip Man 2

    Ip Man 2

    ★★★

    Ip Man 2 begins with our titular character struggling to open up a new martial arts school in Hong Kong.

    Between finding new students and dealing with rival martial arts teachers, he also finds his sequel suddenly transforming into Rocky 4 around 40 minutes in.

  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers

    ★★★★

    "Never pass up a good thing."

    "They sucked his brains out."

    In 1987, Paul Verhoeven gave the world the gift of Robocop, a film of social satirical comedy and extreme violence. 10 years later, he gave us its spiritual sibling: Starship Troopers.

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  • The Truman Show

    The Truman Show

    ★★★★

    Jim Carrey's first dramatic role is still one of my favorites. The story itself says a lot with our society's obsession with watching people's lives in the form of reality television. With reality television hitting its peak nearly 10 years after its original release, I would say it is more relevant nowadays than compared to way back in '98.

  • Evil Dead II

    Evil Dead II

    ★★★★½

    Right after finishing The Evil Dead, I made Evil Dead II my third film for my October horror moviethon list. I had already known that the two sequels following the original were quite different in tone when compared to the original so I was already prepared. With this in mind, I was still put off by the initial silliness when compared to the straight horror of the original, but as the movie went on, I became more engrossed as one…