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  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    ★★★★½

    I make a tradition of watching this every Christmas, and haven't failed to do so for close to 15 years, and I will continually deem it to be the best version of Dickens' classic tale.

    While the cheaper TV production value can be observed at times, it almost gives this adaptation a certain theatrical quality that works great in tandem with the theatrical performances of many of the actors. This version boasts the most definitive takes on every major character.…

  • I Am Not a Serial Killer

    I Am Not a Serial Killer

    ★★★★

    Very well acted and subversive for a movie of this type. Overused tropes started rearing their heads(bullies, romantic interest...etc.) only to fade off in a pretty satisfying way. I don't want to say anything else about this movie, other than it has one hell of a twist(even if it's hinted at), a twist that I'm completely unsure how to feel about.

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  • Atari: Game Over

    Atari: Game Over

    ★★★½

    Nice to see some defense for E.T.

    While not necessarily a good game, it was a very ambitious game that doesn't deserve to be called the worst ever in any stretch of the imagination.

    Like one interviewee said, "I'd rather play E.T. than any of the Call of Duty games any day".

    So would I.

  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    ★★

    It's been 5 or 6 years since I last saw this film, and I gotta say, I'm really quite astonished at how actually, well, not good, this movie is. Sure, I've held the notion that it may be a bit overrated for some time now, but I'm actually quite shocked.

    From the very start, the movie moves at such a frenzied pace, each scene hurrying to get over with. No scenes are really ever given a proper introduction or closing…