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  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    ★★½

    Ripley Review No. 10
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - 5/10

    Don't let Cate Blanchett's character fool you, George Lucas is the film's real villain.

  • 30 Days of Night

    30 Days of Night

    ★★½

    Ripley Review No. 9
    30 Days of Night (2007) - 5/10

    Alaskan Bush People vs. Vampires

    Spoilers: Not as fun as it should be.

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  • Revenge

    Revenge

    ★★★½

    Ripley Review No. 2
    Revenge (2017) - 7/10

    Coralie Fargeat's "Revenge" is one of the most relentlessly violent films I have ever seen. Not since "Evil Dead" (2013) has a film been so determined to saturate every square inch of scenery with fake blood. Yet, a slice to the gut can only be felt so many times before it grows numbing.

    To say that "Revenge" wears it's heart on it's sleeve as an example of a pure genre staple would…

  • Haunt

    Haunt

    ★★½

    Ripley Review No. 1
    Haunt (2019) - 5/10

    Perhaps early July isn't an appropriate time to indulge in Halloween-themed slasher flicks, but nonetheless, the surprisingly positive reviews for Beck and Woods' "Haunt" intrigued me enough into checking it out for myself.

    I came out of "Haunt" puzzled. The film failed to illicit any of the physical or emotional reactions I've come to expect from horror ventures with the same level of praise as this one. Stress-induced pit stains were seemingly…