BillyJarrett

BillyJarrett

B Movie, Burrito, and [Intense Ethereal Whoosing] enthusiast

Favorite films

  • Phantasm
  • Tremors
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Dawn of the Dead

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  • Project A: Part II

    ★★★★

  • The Chinese Boxer

    ★★★★★

  • New Dragon Gate Inn

    ★★★★★

  • From Beijing with Love

    ★★★★★

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  • Project A: Part II

    Project A: Part II

    ★★★★

    Maybe not as many fights as the original, what sequences are here are dynamite. Whole end chase/fight is a banger, Jackie using hot peppers as a weapon rocks. Not as good as the first but still great in its own right.

  • The Chinese Boxer

    The Chinese Boxer

    ★★★★★

    This is frequently credited as the first martial arts movie, and it has all of the hallmarks and tropes down pat. The movie story wise plays very much like a western, bad guys come to town, fuck shit up(in this case, wrecking havoc at a martial arts school) the line hero having to stand up to the villains. Jimmy Wang Yu writes, directs and stars as Chinese boxer Lei Ming who had to avenge his martial arts school destruction by…

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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★★★

    Holy baby Jesus and also holy fuck. James Wan just came out SWINGING. Like an Italian horror film at its most deranged, he takes like 5 different styles of horror and baby this stew is cooking. Right from the opening pre credits sequence I was hooked, along for every bloody set piece. I’m not gonna get into the nitty gritty but the last third of the movie had me sit straight up out of bed glued to the TV. I…

  • Godzilla vs. Mothra

    Godzilla vs. Mothra

    ★★★★½

    Mothra is breathtaking in this. Battra is such a gnarly good design, Godzilla gets whipped with a whole Ferris wheel.