Favorite films

  • Clue
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Jurassic Park
  • Paddington 2

Recent activity

  • Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain


  • The Great Outdoors


  • Dark Star


  • Starman


Recent reviews

  • Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

    Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain


    Everyone is sleeping on this movie. Loved revisiting this film I watched endlessly as a youth. It’s just an excellent adventure with solid performances all around. 

    Also, Beth and Jody are still happily together today. It’s true. No one can tell me this wasn’t a love story. Because it was. And I was here for every single second of it. You can say “best friend” but we’re picking up what your putting down. 

    Wonderful film.

  • The Great Outdoors

    The Great Outdoors


    This movie was slapped together in three weeks. And it really shows. If the goal of a comedy is land more jokes than miss, unfortunately The Great Outdoors fails. It’s never completely unlikable (although the third act certainly tries to be) but it’s also not good ever either.

Popular reviews

  • The Witch

    The Witch


    My review will oversell this movie, but I promise that this is honest and not a hyperbolic reaction. Watching The Witch gave me an experience I've never had before while watching a movie. I. Was. Terrified. Never before has a film actually scared me, yet I sat near the end of this movie with my hoodie pulled over my head, pulling the drawstrings tighter and whispering "please be done." Horror films are not my genre but if more were like…

  • Zootopia



    Film #7 of the "Scavenger Hunt 12 (March 2016)" Challenge
    Task #2. A film starring an actor you think would make a great James Bond (Idris Elba for Bond)
    My list: letterboxd.com/darbyact/list/march-2016-scavenger-hunt/
    Original List: letterboxd.com/callumjp/list/scavenger-hunt-12-march-2016-1/

    Zootopia is wonderful film. It's fun, it's funny, it's poignant and it's far more important than I think anyone thought it could be.

    Looking back on the marketing for the film it was a strange campaign, because you didn't really see any of the plot.…