Chris Allen

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Favorite films

  • Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Recent activity

  • The Anderson Tapes


  • Roadgames


  • Miami Blues


  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot


Pinned reviews

  • Star Wars

    Star Wars


    Seeing the Carl Sagan video make that viral Kessel run recently, I felt I needed to add this story that relates. It was an aspect of the film that a good friend was able to open my eyes to at an early stage in my film-loving life.

    I've always loved SW, since I first saw it opening weekend in May 1977. It appealed to me, it was geared towards me, and it represented me on screen. Fourteen years later, a…

  • Basic Instinct

    Basic Instinct


    Let me tell you about my most adventurous evening in film-watching and the literal journey I took to see this spectacular film on opening night.

    My brother and I decided to go see Basic Instinct on March 20, 1992. I was 24, my brother 22. We drove to our favorite big screen multiplex in Alhambra, CA, which was about 15 miles away.

    We arrived later than we wanted to, and we knew we were in trouble. So many people in…

Recent reviews

  • Red Eye

    Red Eye


    Cillian Murphy Double-Featch at the New Bev!

    Some really great action, nicely directed by Wes Craven.

    Baby-faced McAdams and Murphy bounce off each other very well in this taught action thriller. It's a little hammy, but it is full of truthful actions by our star McAdams. An impressively confined action thriller.

    Also, I always love an L to the O.G. sighting!

  • Sunshine



    Cillian Murphy Double-Featch at the New Bev!

    Seeing this on the big screen was a blast. I missed this in theaters originally, so this was quite the experience.

    I know it's common thinking, me included, that the third act in this lets the film down, and although this was my second watch, 15 or so years after the first, I tried to keep an open mind of accepting the entirety of the film.

    I don't think the third act lets…

Popular reviews

  • Evil Dead Rise

    Evil Dead Rise


    As Michael Jordan so eloquently said:

    "Fuck them kids."