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  • Phantasm: Ravager

    Phantasm: Ravager

    ★★★★½

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

    Really find some of the 1 star reviews comical.  I'm not sure what people were expecting from a low-budget indie 5th movie of a franchise. although I guess I should thank you because I went into this expecting total crap based on the reactions here. 

    but I really enjoyed myself, and I really liked how the dementia thing comes in place.  Gives it some real humanity . and I found the flashing back-and-forth to be fun,  great sound and good…

  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    ★★★★

    I really, really only wanted to give this 3.5 stars but damn, that last scene blew my mind and almost had me tearing up.

    As well made as the film is, as much of a master as Paul Greengrass (Bourne Supremacy & Ultimatum, United 93, Bloody Sunday) is at that shakycam, in-the-moment style of filmmaking in which he recreates events, it just seemed so methodical and basic as a story that I wasn't terribly interested much of the running time. Tense…