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  • Journey Into Fear

    Journey Into Fear

    "I was frightened, I'll admit it. Why shouldn't I be? I'm not used to people trying to kill me."

    Wouldn't be the last time Joseph Cotten would find himself in a heap of trouble abroad, that's for sure. To quote noir expert Eddie Muller, "Coherence is not this movie's strong suit," so it's a good thing it has style to burn and is chock full of eccentric performances by members of Orson Welles's stock company.

  • The Commune

    The Commune

    ★★★½

    Commune or no commune, that marriage was already in trouble. When you make one of your protagonists a TV news anchor, you're all but guaranteeing they're going to have a breakdown on camera.

    Also, I'm aware I may be overrating this somewhat, but damn it, I was in desperate need of a movie about adults, for adults right about now.

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  • Saving Christmas

    Saving Christmas

    This "film" has a running time of about 79 minutes. Here's how that breaks down:

    5.5% - Kirk Cameron's smug, hot chocolate-obsessed introduction
    3% - A seemingly unmotivated cutaway to what looks like a much more interesting movie but is, in fact, not (Bonus: We get to see this footage again in its entirety when it's placed in the proper context)
    2.5% - Cheaply animated opening credits set to a ska cover of "Silent Night"
    7.5% - Kirk's "brother-in-law" --…

  • Gaslight

    Gaslight

    What's that? You say there's a movie called Gaslight? Sorry, dear. Never heard of it. You must have imagined the whole thing.