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  • The Bye Bye Man

    The Bye Bye Man

    It's always so weird that these horrible low budget horror flicks always end up getting a character or two who almost fall into the category of bizarrely brilliant. Mr Daizy and the random train conductor are two such characters.

  • The Commitments

    The Commitments

    ★★★★

    Rather than portraying the pursuit of fame as something admirable and romantic, Parker's tale of a rag tag group of working class Irish citizens forming a Soul band is portrayed very honestly- a pursuit usually full of petty rivalries, combatting personalities, and selfish ambitions usually leading to a disappointing fizzle. However, what makes this film more than just a pessimistic satire is the fact that this band gave everyone involved a welcome reprieve from their otherwise dull or unsatisfying lives.…

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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…