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6 votes
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Now more than ever, we need the Jedi." At the commencement of The Men Who Stare at Goats, a disclaimer reveals "More of this is true than you would believe". And this is very credible, because this tale of the U.S. Army's attempts to ha... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
9 votes
Little Miss Sunshine
Reviewed by The Cinephile
A dysfunctional family travels hundreds of miles on their bus, just to enter the daughter in a beauty pageant. When talking about dysfunctional families, you can't get much better than this one. Little Miss Sunshine is a perfect blend of... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
7 votes
1984
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make the claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of exper... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
4 votes
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You stole the lightning bolt!" Consisting of five main volumes and three supplemental books, Rick Riordan's popular Percy Jackson series must have been an easy sell for any studio. It contains heroes, villains, monsters, wish fulfilment... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
4 votes
If....
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"There's no such thing as a wrong war. Violence and revolution are the only pure acts." Helmed by film critic-turned-director Lindsay Anderson, If.... is an acidic assault on the imbalance of power and an experimental ode to revolution. ... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
3 votes
Bayonetta
Reviewed by Derron
First things first: this game is TOUGH. Not "I can't beat this level my thumbs are bleeding" tough, but "I may never fully master the insane amount of weapon/challenges/unique combos in the game, but am gonna stay up way past my bedtime try... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
3 votes
Don't Look Now
Reviewed by Rollo Tomasi
This a film that requires, but rewards, close watching. A film really about coincidence and fate, about the significance of little things in the greater course of lives, and whether, with hindsight, events are predestined or, well, just acc... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
3 votes
Quills
Reviewed by Munky
Geoffrey Rush is the Marquis de Sade - writer of many pornographic tales and stuck in a mental institution. Kate Winslet is the laundry maid who is fascinated by him and Joaquin Phoenix is the Abbe who is infatuated by her. Geoffrey Rus... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
4 votes
Machete
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You just fucked with the wrong Mexican!" For those who witnessed the faux Machete trailer at the beginning of the Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double bill Grindhouse and wished it were a real movie, your prayers have at long last ... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
4 votes
The Social Network
Reviewed by SJMJ91
I think everyone's reaction to a film about Facebook was at first 'What the f***?!' (including mine) but when I found out that David Fincher was directing it, I was even more curious about it and went to see it at the cinema. When I first s... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
4 votes
Horton Hears a Who!
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"There's a tiny person on that speck that needs my help!" It's delightful to believe that one of Dr. Seuss' novels has finally been successfully made into a movie. After the atrocious Cat in the Hat I was unenthusiastic to approach anoth... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
7 votes
True Grit
Reviewed by lotr23
I try not to let expectations get the best of me when it comes to movies, but sometimes it's impossible to avoid it, especially when you're looking forward to the work of one of your favorite directors (or, well, two of them, in this case).... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
6 votes
Rule of Rose
Reviewed by ape
Underage lesbian children. Good, now that I’ve gotten the attention of every pervert on the internet, let’s continue. Before I really start this review I just wanted to touch on why this game was banned in a few European countries. The ... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
6 votes
Running Scared
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"I got to fucking do something about this. I can't have the kid fucking talking to the cops. You understand me? The fucking gun is on the street. This whole fucking goddamn thing is about to fucking blow up. If fucking Tommy or any of those... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
2 votes
Hero
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''My decision will cause the deaths of many and Your Majesty will live on. A dead man begs you to remember; a warrior's ultimate act is to lay down his sword.'' A series of Rashomon-like flashback accounts shape the story of how one man ... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
11 votes
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Reviewed by The Flagship
Without question, this is one of the most overrated games - and game franchises - in the whole history of gaming! As far as I’m concerned, the CoD series held the title of ‘Best WWII Shooter’ only because it was marginally better t... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
9 votes
Stay
Reviewed by Vergil x Dante
I watched this movie back in 2005, and for some reason forgot that I'd even seen it. Earlier tonight I was cleaning out some DVD sleeves from this old case of burned off movies (most of them more movies that I had completely forgotten about... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
4 votes
A History of Violence
Reviewed by The Flagship
I always give David Cronenberg the benefit of the doubt thanks to his 1986 sci-fi masterpiece The Fly, but with that benefit comes a certain degree of expectation that he will deliver a great film. Coupled with Viggo Mortensen - an actor yo... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago