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  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    ★★★★

    So close to the book that you’d swear it was made with Dickens’ input. 

    This take on the Christmas Carol is shockingly well done (shockingly because I’ve not seen it before) and I was taken aback by how faithful to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol it is. This movie goes best for beat and includes segments that few adaptations include like the unfortunate Want and Ignorance. 


    What makes it really shine is George C. Scott’s take on Ebeneezer Scrooge. He portrays Scrooge in a way that is very close to the original miser. The ghosts are phenomenally well done as well.

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★

    In this case, be thankful that this adaptation excludes some of the more horrific elements of the source material. 

    American Psycho is one of a kind. It is one hell of a mind fuck with a splash of 1980s Wall Street culture. This flick is so very faithful to the book and only deviates to enhance the story. Regrettably this comes at the cost of eliminating the sense of passing time, but it doesn’t detract from the story at all.…

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  • The Return of the Living Dead

    The Return of the Living Dead

    ★★★★★

    This movie is the only movie that I can say I've seen maybe 100 times. Legit. 100 times. I've basically memorized the script because I've seen it so many times. 

    This is the ultimate in horror comedy and is so much fun. The acting is wonderfully bad. The make up is solid. Although sometimes it's easy to see the unforgiving detail in HD, the effects hold up so well. The cast give their all and the dialogue is natural. This is a fun movie.

  • Attack the Block

    Attack the Block

    ★★★★

    Attack the Block is one hell of a ride on the seat of a dirt bike through an apartment building fighting aliens in south London with fireworks going off in the background. That is a lot to squeeze into the movie, but from start to finish you better get ready to run. This movie is so fast paced and intense. There is a lot to love here and it comes at you fast.

    Little John Boyega leads the cast and…