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  • Bad Dreams

    Bad Dreams

    ★★

    Jennifer Rubin is in a mental hospital with a rag-tag group of crazies who are being murdered one by one in mysterious ways and is haunted at night by the spectre of a burned-up boogie man trying to exploit past trauma.

    Except this time it sucks!

  • O.C. and Stiggs

    O.C. and Stiggs

    ★★

    in 35mm

    Non-stop mirthless mayhem, just a total 65 mph funeral dirge of a comedy, where humor goes to die and fast. People who hate 1941 must think it's like this but Altman has neither the skill nor the budget to direct anarchy half as well as Spielberg does there. The only player able to find shine in this hateful lump of coal is Jane Curtin, who never did it for me on SNL but somehow spent the whole movie…

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  • Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

    Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

    "These guys were outrageous!"
    *Cut to cartoon boobs*
    "You couldn't believe the places they would go."
    *Cut to cartoon boobs*
    "I mean, you had never seen anything like it!"
    *Cut to cartoon boobs"

  • Repulsion

    Repulsion

    ★★★★½

    The first hour or so makes up such a perfect anxiety nightmare that it bummed me out when it went a more typical (albeit eventful) route of "her madness is making her KILL!" The Polanski that made me squirm during mundane scenes in Rosemary's Baby purely through the power of his mise-en-scene is multiplied by five here, to the point where it got too much for me and I had to pause the movie to go do chores. Polanski's famous…