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  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Or: When you appear on camera for only 10 seconds and earn yourself a new Eddie Bauer jacket.

    Last night I attended my first baseball game in almost two years-the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2. Thursday night this movie was seen via a DVR recording I made a few days previous. I had known of its two most famous moments for years so it only made sense to finally give a shot to a highly rated piece…

  • The Beyond

    The Beyond

    Pro tip: Never pick up a blind woman and her dog if she is in the middle of the road on a long bridge.

    Last night I watched this on Shudder and years ago I had actually seen about the first twenty or so minutes; that was when it was on TCM Underground. I actually turned it off after the movie turned into an illogical mess; some people online weren't happy with this decision. Finally, last night was the time…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.

  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    I'll be honest and say that for the most part I avoid the films of Paul Greengrass; that is because I don't care for his style of film making. Shaky cam and too quick cuts... no thank you.

    However, while watching this I didn't even really notice any shaky cam or too quick cuts. That is a big endorsement right there. I really knew little about the real life story this is based upon so of course I was always…