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  • Frank

    Frank

    ★★★½

    “I have a certificate!” 

    When you first meet Frank, you think this guy has some issues, then you meet his parents and you find out he has a subscription. Michael Fassbinder is fantastic as Frank he makes all these strange spastic movements with his body, his songs are better than you might expect for someone who's voice sounds like they strangled Kermit The Frog. There's a great running gag that’s straight outta This Is Spinal Tap where the keyboard players…

  • Fire in the Sky

    Fire in the Sky

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "They Won't Be Back…I Don't Think They Like Me.

    Fire In The Sky is based on book The Walton Experience by Travis Walton, The film is presented as a “True Story” and it feels very much like a lost episode of the X-Files. This is a slow burn character study, focusing primarily on Travis’s friends and family dealing with his disappearance. There is some damn fine acting here from Robert Patrick and D.B. Sweeney. 

    Shit gets real when Travis shows…

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “It’s about the end of humanity. It’s about the end of everything. I think part of the problem that the audience maybe had was that halfway through the movie, it’s hopeless. These guys are never going to survive, and I just went with it.” 
    —John Carpenter

    There is an unwritten rule in filmmaking known as Divine Dog Syndrome, basically it means dogs never die in movies. John Carpenter doesn't give a fuck about the rules. He not only kills the…

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “I think, in terms of actual technique, its crude compared to films that are made now, but, I think, in terms of storytelling, it’s as good as I’ll probably ever be, which is what film making is all about. It’s about the people. It’s about the relationships. Of course, then they made the third film and killed everybody.” 
    — James Cameron

    57 years after the events of the first film, Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is found and awakened from hyper sleep…