31 January 2010

OLR: Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Great characters, multilingual dialogue and plot; Tarantino completely redeems himself for the Death Proof misfire. (8/10)

d. Quentin Tarantino

24 January 2010

OLR: Battlestar Galactica (2003): "Razor" (2007)

I didn't feel I really needed to see in person the crap that went down on the Pegasus, but I loved the glimpses of the first Cylon war. (7/10)

d. Félix Enríquez Alcalá

23 January 2010

OLR: Three the Hard Way (1974)

Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim Kelly are all bad-asses, no doubt, but I think the topless female torturers of varying races sold the movie for me. (7/10)

d. Gordon Parks Jr.

OLR: The Hangover (2009)

Based on what people'd told me, I expected to be gasping for breath from laughing so hard... but not really so much. (7/10)

d. Todd Phillips

16 January 2010

OLR: Pontypool (2008)

Lightly dozing in the middle didn't help me understand the plot, but I think I liked it. (7/10)

d. Bruce McDonald

OLR: Extract (2009)

It's Mike Judge comedy, except with no teeth and nothing much to say. (6/10)

d. Mike Judge

15 January 2010

OLR: Battlestar Galactica (2003): "Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2" (2006)

I absolutely love the major change of direction at the end of the show. (8/10)

d. Michael Rymer

10 January 2010

OLR: Black Devil Doll (2009)

I think I caught chlamydia just by watching this movie, due to the high-class "actresses" involved (one extra point for acidic puppet diarrhea). (6/10)

d. Jonathan Lewis

OLR: Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

It's really necessary to have seen Walk the Line to get many of the jokes. (7/10)

d. Jake Kasdan

05 January 2010

OLR: Speed Racer (2008)

Like sledding down a good hill while eating a deluxe ice cream sundae. (8/10)

d. Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski

02 January 2010

OLR: Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Excellently sets up a series that can explore -- and I hope it does -- multiple interesting storylines filled with great moral and philosophical questions. (8/10)

d. Michael Rymer