Black Comedy

The Lobster 3.5

The Lobster

Look, I knew The Lobster was going to be a weird hang. I knew it the second I saw that crumb catcher gracing the upper lip…

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

Rating:  Finally. Finally the Coen Brothers getting back to what they do best–a symbolic, intellectual movie that is both entertaining and utterly dense at the…

Running With Scissors

Running With Scissors

RRating:  This book is a tough act to follow. Burroughs, and his absolutely insane life growing up, was a totally engrossing read. It was like…

Nurse Betty

Nurse Betty

Rating:  This thing had amateur written all over it. That’s a shame considering this movie starred the very talented Morgan Freeman and the surprisingly good…

The Matador

The Matador

Rating:  This movie felt oddly insular. I don’t know if it was the foreign locations or the sound production or something, but it felt as…

Kick-Ass

Kick-Ass

Rating:  Having seen this film and Scott Pilgrim right around the same time, I couldn’t help but come away from this one disappointed. This plot…

In Bruges

In Bruges

Rating:  If they gave Academy Awards to eyebrows, Colin Ferrell’s would win hands down. Unfortunately the rest of him can’t really act for shit, but…

American Psycho

American Psycho

Rating:  Nothing used to make me laugh more in college than drunken group-readings of Brett Easton Ellis’ American Psycho. The man writes like a retarded…