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  • Chasing Coral

    Chasing Coral

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    A very good and emotional documentary about the disappearing coral reefs, and the challenges of documenting them when they're literally going away as you wait.

    Also begins with a sad turtle and ends with a happy baby turtle. There's still hope these ecological disasters can be slowed down.

  • Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

    Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

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    An excellent historical film that gives at times gruesomely breathtaking (no, seriously, I genuinely didn't intend this pun to happen) look at the dwindling days of capital punishment in UK and one of their last hangmen (yes, the American subtitle is incorrect), Albert Pierrepoint. He was just a regular guy who marries a woman and runs a pub and has friends and stuff. Oh, and he's an executioner. From a long line of executioners. He gets to hang regular criminals.…

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  • Westworld

    Westworld

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    Baaaasically decided to watch this film due to the new TV series.

    My topmost thought was just "wow, they made this kind of a movie in *1973?*" You can easily see the influence of this film, from Michael Crichton's later work like Jurassic Park to movies from other folks that came long after, like The Terminator.

    I was very pleased with the primary concept and its execution. Perhaps the only problem is perhaps the lack of refinement in sets -…

  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

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    In the series of Things That I Can Totally Watch in Fourth of July As Someone From Not In The United States.

    This film is a total fucking masterpiece. Everything, everything, about this is awesome. You're going to the Moon! Oh, no, things don't go that way. But it is a successful recovery!

    I remember wathching this thing when it came out and it was bloody RIVETING. Watch it. Now.