Musical

Mandy (2018)

IMDB: [NR]ย The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
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Rating: [6]๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค

If you want a fun, sunny time this ain’t it. Turn back now. If you’re up for feeling like you’re on drugs and drown in some gore, buckle up and let’s go. There’s not a great way to really describe this story. The summary above does a good job but it can’t capture the feeling and slow pacing. The lights, colors, and score make this one part King Crimson music video-the opening track, one part fantasy world, one part acid trip, and one part bloody, culty revenge flick. It’s Not Rated so you’re in for heaps of gore and some extra nudity versus an R-rated movie. (Though personally I feel nudity/sex is often rated much more harshly than it should be.) …

Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart (2013)

IMDB:ย [PG]ย A 19th-century drama about a man whose heart was replaced with a clock when he was born. The situation dictates that he should avoid feeling strong emotions — love, most of all — but he just can’t keep his feelings under wraps.
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Rating: [10]๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
I don’t feel it would be right to start a movie review blog without featuring one of the most beautiful and compelling stories I’ve watched. A stunning blend of music, drama, love, and tragedy. …

Favorite Film & TV

It’s time for a running list of favorite movies and TV. When checking out my reviews you can see what I tend to enjoy and what I’m going into each viewing with. This of course is the top of the top across all genres.

MOVIES

  • Alien
  • Baby Driver
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • Coraline
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart
  • John Wick
  • Moon
  • Muppet Treasure Island
  • NextGen
  • Nightmare Before Christmas
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Pandorum
  • The Prestige
  • Stardust
  • Scream
  • This Film is Not Yet Rated

TV

  • Adventure Time
  • Golden Girls
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Invader Zim
  • Mad Men
  • Stargate SG1 / Atlantis
  • Stargate Universe