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  • Rockula



    ROCKULA is a move so attuned to my very specific tastes that it's impossible for me to know how others might react to it, since all I see makes me happy in a way that renders any potential faults invisible.

    I've long been an acolyte of "bad" movie musicals because they're the best example of filmmakers embracing a joyful sillyness that serves as the polar opposite of "cool" many viewers associate with quality. I love how ROCKULA's only interest is…

  • Hardbodies 2

    Hardbodies 2


    Looking at the other reviews on here and I'm shocked by how blind everyone seems to be to this film's charms. Having watched the two films in a row, I can honestly say that HARDBODIES 2 is superior to the conventional (and misogynistic) original in every single way and it genuinely surprised me with its refusal to play by the rules that make most 80s sex comedies so unfortunate to watch today.

    In my review for the first film I…

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  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    What?!? One star for THE EXORCIST?!? ARE YOU INSANE?!!?!

    Maybe. All I know is that I've never been able to enjoy Friedkin's iconic horror hit. Partly this can be blamed on my lack of religious beliefs, which renders the thought of possession, demons, and devils as ridiculous rather than terrifying. Partly it can be blamed on its pace and seriousness, which have always left me frustrated and bored. And another part can probably just be blamed on the kind of…

  • Can't Stop the Music

    Can't Stop the Music


    A disaster you say? Maybe, but an infectiously enjoyable one! I've seen it more times than Citizen Kane! Where else can you see The Village People pretend to be everyday heterosexual dudes conscripted into the gayest disco sensations of all time. All that and Bruce Jenner in jean shorts and Valerie Perrine's perfect breasts! Do you hate joy?