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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★★

    when was the last time someone got full-on decapitated in a PG-13 movie?

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★½

    I think this film’s extended edition is the worst of the bunch: it muddles the beginning of the film, and the extra scenes either a) aren’t that great, b) are jarring and don’t fit well, or c) both. There are a couple exceptions: Aragon at his mother’s grave, a prime example. Still, one of my ultimate comfort films.

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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    This an example of film making at its finest. Honestly, I don't know a whole lot about the infamous production of Apocalypse Now, other than the fact that it was awful; and yet, the way the film is crafted and put together is so incredible. The troubled production probably increased the hysteria and darkness that the film conveys as it journeys into the dark hearts of men and their desires.

    The film has a simple premise, US Army Captain Benjamin…

  • Elysium

    Elysium

    ★★

    This is the most disappointed I've been with a movie in a long time. Elysium is a mess, plain and simple. It had so many great ideas and talent at its core, and it squanders it all. It features an extremely lazy screenplay, poorly developed characters, terrible performances, and boring plot. It's a film that wanders on the border of decency, and quickly falls into despair.

    When I first read the general concept of Elysium, I hoped it would be…