Jim DeSantis

Jim DeSantis

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My crowning film achievement was convincing the local theater to play a 35mm print of Krull (1983).

Favorite films

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Straw Dogs
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Excalibur

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  • The Shout

    ★★½

  • Boo! A Madea Halloween

    ★★

  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★

  • Don't Breathe 2

    ★★½

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  • Joe

    Joe

    ★★★★

    Meet Joe.

    He is tired of feeling like he gets 'nuttin' for his contribution to this country while everyone else is riding on his dime.

    This film is not easy to watch, but I beg you to sit through it. If you feel today's politics are out of control and the rhetoric is something new, you would be wrong.

    Great performance by Peter Boyle as a disgruntled, blue-collar bigot, and introducing a very young, stunning Susan Sarandon in her first performance.

  • Orca

    Orca

    ★★★½

    In my opinion, the two best films that spawned from the success of JAWS were Alien and of course, Orca.

    Dino De Laurentiis did not talk about this film due to the lackluster box office numbers, but it did stand out from the movie it spawned from. Rated as only PG, Orca scarred children of the late 70s with the most brutal animal death scene ever filmed.

    Richard Harris did his best impersonation of Gregory Peck’s Captain Ahab, but the…

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