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The Bug Museum -or- A Creationist’s Worst Nightmare

by Goat July 23, 2014

  I know that Ruthless Reviews is not a travelogue, but I simply must comment on a fascinating place that I encountered in my travels to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Some of you may have noticed this on my FaceBook page, The Harrell House of Natural Oddities, or The Bug Museum.  I’ll leave the contact […]

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22 Jump Street

by Devon Pack July 17, 2014

22 Jump Street is not as clever as Hot Fuzz, but it’s not as slapstick and pun driven as the The Naked Gun franchise.

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Snowpiercer

by Goat July 11, 2014

  Snowpiercer (2013) I really like Korean Film (Thanks, Steen).  When I saw that Joon-Ho Bong was making a movie for us Americans, I was both thrilled and apprehensive, not knowing how badly things would be screwed up.  Certainly unknown to most casual moviegoers, Joon-Ho Bong is a Master and is known for movies like […]

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Mile…Mile and a Half

by Goat July 7, 2014

“Sometime you need to just get away….”   I don’t know if this was a documentary, an art exhibit, a magnificent display of some of the best cinematography ever, or just the very best of the human condition. Every once and a while in the wasteland of the Netflix click posters you find a real […]

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Tammy

by Devon Pack July 4, 2014

I snickered often but laughed rarely. It’s a Rule 63 version of a middling Chris Farley road comedy, lighter on the body humor and heavier on the empathy.

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Fixing The Soccer Flopping Problem Is Easy

by Plexico Gingrich June 30, 2014

Oh, so the American imperialist is here to tell us how to run our beautiful game. Hurray! That is, of course, sarcasm. I spit on you!

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The Methman Chronicles: Meth Stories Volume 1

by Todd Gack June 28, 2014

It’s amazing how well you can drive down a busy street looking only in the rearview mirror.

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Jersey Boys

by Devon Pack June 25, 2014

A bubblegum band gets a bubblegum bio. Eastwood’s clean direction isn’t able to wholly tie up the divergent threads of this formulaic plot,

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E3 2014 Postshow Tampon Tally

by George June 17, 2014

E3 2014 Postshow Tampon Tally  While E3 2013 saw Microsoft get demolished in a massacre that wouldn’t have been out of place on Game of Thrones, E3 2014 had a bloodletting of another kind. This year, the entirety of the games press whined – loudly and at length – about violence and sex in a […]

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The Room

by Sarah June 15, 2014

Recently, I reviewed The Canyons – a movie so bad that I described it as a “shit-heap” and “dumpster-fire.” It was by no means the worst movie I’d ever seen, but it was certainly the worst movie I’d seen in a very long time, and I pride myself on being a connoisseur of really bad […]