pilotfish

A Passionate Fruit

All but given up on reviewing my viewing, so this is predominantly just for ratings now.

Favorite films

  • Cloud Atlas
  • The King of Comedy
  • Carrie
  • Rear Window

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  • These Final Hours

    ★★

  • Goldfinger

    ★★★½

  • Dead Space: Aftermath

    ½

  • Kung Fu Panda

    ★★½

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  • These Final Hours

    These Final Hours

    ★★

    Admirably bleak, but I never quite clicked with it or the (contextually appropriate, yet visually unappealing) coffee stain grade.

    Notable in that Sarah Snook shows up for several minutes and steals the entire movie.

  • Goldfinger

    Goldfinger

    ★★★½

    Far from my favourite Bond (nothing with that barn scene ever could be), but this is really where it all clicked into place and boasts a ton of series/formula-defining moments and iconography.

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  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four

    Because Flaccid Four was presumably already taken…

    I’ll admit my rating system is a little bent towards opinion (as it perhaps should be) , and I’ll often only award a film the dreaded single star if it is laughably awful (Terminator Salvation, Olympus Has Fallen), fails miserably at everything it sets out to do ( Kick-Ass 2, Everly ), or just really doesn’t work for me (The Rover, Blackhat).

    In recent times I’ve been defining my 1.5 Star rating as…

  • Lost River

    Lost River

    ★★

    There was a review here, it's gone now.

    I can't exactly bring myself to talk about this underwhelming film, as something infinitely more disappointing has occurred.
    The Dissolve is finished. It's done. It's over.


    An abrupt and utterly unjust end to my favourite place on the Internet, home to the best cabal of critics and commenters known to man.

    I honestly don't know what I am going to do now. This site was honestly the one real constant in my…