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  • The Act of Killing

    The Act of Killing

    ★★★★

    Scary

  • The Green Ray

    The Green Ray

    ★★★½

    I guess after Claire's Knee, I wanted another comedy, but this was also quite good. I could see someone feeling this was repetitive, but I saw the purpose in it. The final scene is quite well done, and very effective. It’s very good.

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  • Southland Tales

    Southland Tales

    ★½

    One of the absolute dumbest things I’ve ever seen. Reading the IMDb trivia for this made me think Richard Kelly might be retarded. It was obvious to me when I watched it that Donnie Darko really only worked because the principal actors in it were ones who were good enough to perform well without a super skilled director. This proves that was true, as everyone in this movie was specifically cast because they were notoriously one note or supposedly terrible…

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    ★★★★½

    The outline of a puzzle whose core pieces have been hidden.