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  1. Yeah it is quite a nice scene. It's not that...

    Yeah it is quite a nice scene. It's not that Thirst or The Handmaiden or Lady Vengeance don't have good moments during their last stretch, but after such an intense beginning and middle the pace lags...
  2. JSA: Joint Security Area - 5.5 Sympathy for Mr....

    JSA: Joint Security Area - 5.5
    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance - 7
    Oldboy - 8.5
    Lady Vengeance - 5.5
    I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK - 4
    Thirst - 7
    Stoker - 4
    The Handmaiden - 7
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    Tim Burton: Vincent - 5.5 Frankenweenie - 5.5...

    Tim Burton:

    Vincent - 5.5
    Frankenweenie - 5.5
    Pee-wee's Big Adventure - 8.5
    Beetlejuice - 7
    Batman - 5.5
    Edward Scissorhands - 8.5
    Batman Returns - 4
    Ed Wood - 8.5
  4. Poll: Breaking Bad is my favorite TV series and had...

    Breaking Bad is my favorite TV series and had just about the perfect ending, so I was very apprehensive about this movie. Thankfully the story is very much in line with the series and feels like an...
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    Guy Maddin: Tales from the Gimli Hospital - 4...

    Guy Maddin:

    Tales from the Gimli Hospital - 4
    Archangel - 4
    Careful - 8.5
    Twilight of the Ice Nymphs - 7
    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary - 4
    Cowards Bend the Knee - 2.5
    The Saddest...
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    Has to be 2001: A Space Odyssey for me, I don't...

    Has to be 2001: A Space Odyssey for me, I don't care how boring or safe a pick it is. I saw it at 15/16 and didn't like it at all, as is the case with many of my current favorites, and it didn't...
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    Poll: Surprised by the divided reaction. I'm hardly the...

    Surprised by the divided reaction. I'm hardly the biggest Claire Denis fan but I found this well-paced and interesting, despite a couple of WTF scenes (like the fuckbox, or the unneccessary...
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    That actually makes a lot of sense. I had no idea...

    That actually makes a lot of sense. I had no idea he was also a novelist.



    Oasis was pretty good overall as well. I can recommend that one.
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    Chang-Dong Lee: Green Fish - 4 Peppermint...

    Chang-Dong Lee:

    Green Fish - 4
    Peppermint Candy - 5.5
    Oasis - 7
    Secret Sunshine - 8.5
    Poetry - 5.5
    Burning - 5.5
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    Quentin Tarantino: Reservoir Dogs - 8.5 Pulp...

    Quentin Tarantino:

    Reservoir Dogs - 8.5
    Pulp Fiction - 8.5
    The Man from Hollywood (Four Rooms) - 7
    Jackie Brown - 8.5
    Kill Bill: Vol. 1 - 10
    Kill Bill: Vol. 2 - 10
    Death Proof - 8.5...
  11. Poll: While this was pretty good, it continued the...

    While this was pretty good, it continued the trend in QT's latest movies of feeling bloated. This could've benefited from some trimming down, and it certainly felt slower paced than his other movies...
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    Watched A Touch of Zen. Loved it for 2h15min....

    Watched A Touch of Zen. Loved it for 2h15min. Then the story basically ended and the last 45 minutes was a series of fights between a secondary character and one who hadn't even showed up before....
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    Damn, I couldn't find a single one. There's...

    Damn, I couldn't find a single one. There's plenty of acclaimed movies I dislike but apparently none the other way around. The closest is The Fountain at 52%, but that one's fairly well-liked, and I...
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    No kidding, the 80's were fucking dire, but he...

    No kidding, the 80's were fucking dire, but he managed to come back strong in the 90's.



    As for Allen, I'm not the biggest fan; regardless, there's at least one subpar movie (A Midsummer...
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    Robert Altman: The Delinquents (1957) - 4 The...

    Robert Altman:

    The Delinquents (1957) - 4
    The James Dean Story (1957) - 4
    Countdown (1967) - 5.5
    That Cold Day in the Park (1969) - 5.5
    MASH (1970) - 8.5
    Brewster McCloud (1970) - 7
    McCabe &...
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    It's not the structure of his films that I have a...

    It's not the structure of his films that I have a problem with, it's the fact that for every 5 minutes of brilliance there's another 5 of dullness (or 10, depending on the movie).



    Since our...
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    Kar-Wai Wong: As Tears Go By - 5.5 Days of...

    Kar-Wai Wong:

    As Tears Go By - 5.5
    Days of Being Wild - 7
    Ashes of Time - 5.5
    Chungking Express - 8.5
    Fallen Angels - 5.5
    Happy Together - 7
    In the Mood for Love - 10
    2046 - 7
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    Haven't seen it... is there some other barometer?

    Haven't seen it... is there some other barometer?
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    Yeah, I'm a completionist, although not because I...

    Yeah, I'm a completionist, although not because I want to get total knowledge of anything; I just feel weird watching most of something but leaving gaps in the middle (sometimes when I just can't get...
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    I don't really do genre marathons because there's...

    I don't really do genre marathons because there's no objective criterion for choosing what to watch like in a director's or studio's filmography. For example, when you say every alien invasion and...
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    Yeah I didn't love most of the movies but, save...

    Yeah I didn't love most of the movies but, save for the 70s and 80s, they were overall passable entertainment. They were a few surprises too- I thought Hercules and Wreck-It Ralph would be terrible,...
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    Sometimes I feel like watching some lighter fare.

    Sometimes I feel like watching some lighter fare.
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    It's okay, but even as short as it is it has a...

    It's okay, but even as short as it is it has a lot of filler. I feel like it would be more effective as a 10-minute short.



    Gotta say I've never heard of that one; I looked it up and it's a...
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    The Company of Wolves (1984) - 5.5 Mona Lisa...

    The Company of Wolves (1984) - 5.5
    Mona Lisa (1986) - 8.5
    High Spirits (1988) - 2.5
    We're No Angels (1989) - 4
    The Crying Game (1992) - 8.5
    Interview with the Vampire (1994) - 5.5
    Michael...
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    Well, it took me about two years, but I've seen...

    Well, it took me about two years, but I've seen all of the Disney theatrical animated featuresTM.

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) - 8.5
    Pinocchio (1940) - 8.5
    Fantasia (1940) - 8.5
    Dumbo...
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