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  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★

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

    - Has any camera in the history of cinema been more in love with its subject than Kenneth Branagh's camera is with Kenneth Branagh?

    -  "The mustache will be so big and beautiful, it simply won't fit on 35mm!"

    - It will take all of us to stop Johnny Depp.

  • 78/52

    78/52

    Another bail-out. Tried to get through this over a few sittings, but it's just people speculating and regurgitating the same legends and trite observations that have been said about this for fifty-seven years.

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  • Polyester

    Polyester

    ★★★★½

    Me: "You know, we've been dating six weeks, and except for one all the movies we've seen together have been John Waters movies."

    Mitch: "I don't see the problem."

  • Showgirls

    Showgirls

    ★★★★★

    A truly great movie marred by David Schmader's condescending live commentary. It really takes balls to make a name for yourself acting superior to a work of art so singular that you've been able to spend a decade coasting off your loose association with it. Schmader derides Verhoeven's own thoughtful insights, which on their face have more merit than Schmader's smug self-satisfaction. At the show's nadir, he claims the moral high ground over Showgirls by refusing to show the rape…