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Movie reviews

Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man begins with Hank (Paul Dano), seemingly stranded on a desert island and about to kill himself. He changes his mind when Manny (Daniel Radcliffe), a special corpse with a spastic colon, washes onto the shore. There’s really…

Ghostbusters

We know the backdrop to the recent release of “Ghostbusters”: ridiculous internet-fueled fear of *gasp* women being cast in the remake of a beloved film. The only sin here is the existence of a remake, not the composition of its…

A Very xXx Christmas

Before every Christmas, a friend raids the $5 bin at Wal-Mart and distributes the discovered dollar movies on Christmas Eve. This year I received “xXx”, the 2002 xXxtreme sports Vin Diesel vehicle. Diesel plays Xander Cage, an xXxtreme sports celebrity…