Ross Foubister

Ross Foubister

Mind like a sewer and a heart like a fridge.

Favorite films

  • Taxi Driver
  • The Deer Hunter
  • The Thing
  • Roar

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  • Beverly Hills Cop II

    ★½

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    ★★★★

  • Star Wars Biomes

  • Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens from Its Nap

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  • Beverly Hills Cop II

    Beverly Hills Cop II

    Kind of crap. A beat-for-beat retread of the first film, seemingly playing up on aspects that audiences responded positively to. Axel spends half the film bullshitting people by acting as outrageous characters, even when there's little cause for it or his foils don't deserve to be tricked. He's a much less likable character as a result. The original leaned hard on his charm and the fun of seeing his plans play out. When you can't fully side with him, the…

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    Beverly Hills Cop

    ★★★★

    Hadn't seen it since I was a kid, and I wasn't really expecting it to hold up, but it's really good fun. Was definitely a bit nervous when they introduced some humour about gay people, but it comes off as fairly non-judgmental and friendly. Very charming and a knock-it-out-the-park killer soundtrack. Another winner for Murphy.

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  • Cat Soup

    Cat Soup

    ★½

    [REVIEW FROM AUGUST 27TH, 2012, WHEN THE FILM WAS LISTED AS "PUSSY SOUP"]

    Misleading title.

  • Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

    Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

    ★★★★★

    In the summer of 2010, I had a big trip planned. Everything was lining up. I'd go down to London to see Aerosmith with a friend, stay for a couple of days for the release of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, so I could shake hands with Hideo Kojima and have him sign my copy, then fly up to Glasgow for a ConCon and a scheduled Frank Sidebottom concert before traveling all the way down to Birmingham for an Elvis…