April 2013 archive

Funny Games (2007)

2 / 5 stars       This review is going to be short, mostly because the movie that it describes was as much of a waste of time as reading this review of it will probably be. However, I did want to highlight what I thought was good about it, rather than focus on the bad …

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Men in Black 3 (2012)

4 / 5 stars       After seeing the first Men in Black, I remember dreading the sequel, knowing how it is with most sequels. As it turned out, Men in Black 2 didn’t disappoint–which is to say that it did disappoint, rather thoroughly. So when the third installment made its way to the silver screen, …

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

4 / 5 stars       Review pending. 4 / 5 stars     

El Topo (1970)

2.5 / 5 stars       El Topo 2.5 / 5 stars     

The Holy Mountain (1973)

1 / 5 stars       If there’s one thing you can say about Alejandro Jodorowsky, it’s that he has a certain style. The problem with that is that his movies are evocative of that style to the exclusion of all else, including plot structure, entertainment value and humility. For those who think Jodorowsky is a …

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