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  • Runaway Nightmare

    Runaway Nightmare

    ★★★★

    I took an Ambien and I have not done this is in many yeats, since livejournal days, but I’m going to go ahead right a review while the words pulsate and curve and swim away, and then post it now late in the night to find tomorrow, having forgotten I had done so.

    This was my birthday 1982 movie. It’s been a 1982 month with the 35 for 35 project, but I still had to watch at least 1 on…

  • Stephen King's It

    Stephen King's It

    ★★★★

    There is some fine, melodramatic, ridiculous acting here that I really enjoyed, and It’s basically a ridiculous movie that tries to make balloons scary, but It also has a lot of inspired moments. I like the blending of the two periods, where it’s the adults’ story, and everything with them as kids is flashback. This definitely aided in feeling like I got to know the kids much better, and they seemed fleshed out beyond a single trait that outcasted them…

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    ★★★★★

    I saw this as a cynical, shitty teenager, and hated it. Even before revisiting it, I was deeply ashamed of this fact because I knew in my heart I was wrong. I am proud of how much I have matured in the last 17 years as a viewer of cinema, and that I can now recognize Face/Off as one of the greatest films of all time.

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    ★★★★★

    The thing Brooke Adams does with her eyes in this movie might be my favorite thing anyone has done in any movie.