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  • The Happytime Murders

    The Happytime Murders


    We have heard some critics call this one of the worst movies ever made, and we have to disagree with that statement. Yes, it is offensive, contrived, and derivative, but it is not without some laughs. We laughed a reasonable amount during the first half of the film, though it was a series of light giggles as opposed to massive guffaws (with the exception of one joke about a dog that absolutely cracked us up)...
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  • Ernest & Celestine

    Ernest & Celestine


    One of the first things you'll notice about "Ernest & Celestine" is the animation. It is beautiful in a simplistic sort of way. It looks as if it were all done in watercolor, giving us a "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" vibe if it were combined with aesthetic of one of the drawings from Beatrix Potter. The story itself delivers a message about tolerance of those who are different and breaking through learned biases to do what is right for the sake of your friends...
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  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys


    Writer and director Shane Black is no stranger to neo-noir dark comedies featuring a rag-tag duo. In fact, it seems to be his niche. His film "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" garnered a strong cult following and hefty critical praise, and now, Black presents his latest crime comedy, "The Nice Guys," in the hopes that it will receive the same acclaim with a little more commercial success. So far, it has! Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe star as private investigator Holland…

  • Kin



    If you saw the marketing for "Kin," you would know that it focuses mainly on Eli finding his super-space-gun and using it to help his brother. While that stuff does happen, most of this movie follows a fairly standard road-trip narrative, and the super-space-gun stuff is an insignificant footnote to make the whole thing seem more interesting than it is...
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