Ripplin

I like watching things. And stuff. Oh yeah, I also enjoy wearing pants and eating nectarines.

Favorite films

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure
  • The Time Machine
  • Getting Started

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  • The Quiet Gun

    ★★★½

  • Hell's Crossroads

    ★★★

  • Hero in the Family

    ★★★

  • Boys Beware

    ★½

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  • The Quiet Gun

    The Quiet Gun

    ★★★½

    Sheriff Carl Brandon (Forrest Tucker) is not having a good day; new man in town Sadler (Lee Van Cleef) seems willing to skirt the law in his attempts to buy a local ranch. That ranch belongs to Carl's friend Ralph Carpenter (Jim Davis), whose recent actions while separated from his wife have the more moral people in town in an uproar, accusing Ralph of shenanigans involving the supposedly 16-year-old Indian (i.e. Native American) girl Irene (Mara Corday*), a sort of…

  • Hell's Crossroads

    Hell's Crossroads

    ★★★

    After a bank robbery, Jesse James and his gang are on the run. One of the men is Vic Rodell (Stephen McNally), who shows up at the Ford household...yes, that Ford household. (no, not Henry! Bob!) Vic was once in love with Bob Ford's (Robert Vaughn) sister Paula (Peggie Castle), finds out she is now a widow, and there is still a spark. But family patriarch Clay (Harry Shannon) wants nothing to do with Vic, believing him to be a…

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  • Star Trek: Insurrection

    Star Trek: Insurrection

    ★★★

    A species called the Son'a suffers from a condition that is slowly breaking down their bodies. (think Vidiians, but not as gross) Meanwhile, the Ba'ku live on a planet that regenerates them constantly, giving them unnaturally long, healthy lives. The Son'a plan to take over the planet and, surprisingly, is in cahoots with the Federation to forcibly relocate the Ba'ku! The Prime Directive seems to have gone out the window, and the crew of the Enterprise isn't having it.

    It…

  • Violent Saturday

    Violent Saturday

    ★★★★

    Three crooks (Stephen McNally, Lee Marvin and J. Carrol Naish) come to a small town called Bradenville, intent on robbing their bank. To get coordinated, Naish cases the bank, Marvin snoops around town, and McNally finds an Amish farm—run by Mr. Stadt (Ernest Borgnine) and his family—where they'll flee to after the deed is done. But they're not counting on the resourcefulness and bravery of the townsfolk, in particular one Mr. Martin (Victor Mature).

    I liked this one quite a…