Month: November 2015

Beetlejuice – Quickie Review

I’m under the belief that Michael Keaton won his Oscar for Birdman because he was overlooked for this movie. For the record, he was brilliant in Birdman as well. Michael is Beetlejuice. His performance is so gleefully over the top. The art direction is fantastic and magical as it is in nearly every Tim Burton film …

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Get Shorty – Quickie Review

This is by far, my favourite Travolta film. And yes, I’m putting this above Pulp Fiction. A very faithful adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel. A sharp script by one of my favourite screenwriters, Scott Frank. An ensemble to die for, but Dennis Farina steals every scene he’s in. So f’ing good, love it.

5 Faves: Films of 2011

1. Artist, The 2. Moneyball 3. Warrior 4. Troll Hunter 5. Rango Just Missed The Cut: The Descendants, Drive, Hugo, The Raid: Redemption, Source Code Need To See: The Grey, A Separation, Shame, Take Shelter, The Tree Of Life Comedy Hi-Lites: Bridemaids, Goon, Horrible Bosses, Midnight In Paris, Paul Horror Hi-Lites: Contagion, Fright Night, The Rite, …

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Drownsman, The – Quickie Review

The name is much better than the movie. The idea is cool and the killer is interesting enough, but it’s kinda boring. Most horror films are built on gore and/or suspense. If it only has one, you depend on the other hopefully picking up the slack. However, this doesn’t have suspense and the method of death …

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