(Un Conte de NoŽl) A Christmas Tale Review

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In A Christmas Tale, the family deals with their defeats with sublime acquiescence, as though marching to the guillotine with a bottle of vodka in hand.

College Lectures On Youtube Are My New Favorite Show

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Now, you can watch them for free while the stupid idiots who go to Stanford foot the bill.

2001: A Space Odyssey Review and Redux

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I bought a motorcycle helmet at a garage sale, and I don’t own a motorcycle. One man’s safety device is another man’s pretend space helmet.

Week 15 NFL Picks – Cammy Cam Car Crash Edition

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WEEK 14 RECORD DAN K: 1-1-1 ESPO:† 2-1 DICK:† 1-1-1 SEASON RECORD: DAN K: 14-21-2 ESPO:† 18-17-2 DICK:† 18-17-2 ESPO MIAMI DOLPHINS +7.5 AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS On September 7th, I invited my Dolphins fan buddy over for our first matchup in the first week of the brand new NFL season. Fresh, and full of […]

The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992)

Film Title

The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992

Director

Brian Henson

Cast

Michael Cain as Scrooge
Kermit as Bob Cratchit
Ms. Piggy as Mrs. Cratchit
Gonzo as Charles Dickens
Statler & Waldorf as The Marleys

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Anyone who has been reading Ruthless Reviews faithfully knows that I have already reviewed a half-dozen versions of this Christmas classic. The Muppets animation hybrid is the most underwhelming of the lot of remakes of the Dickens novel that I have reviewed. The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992) takes a slightly different approach to the Carol, […]

Why Humanity Deserves A Moon Vault

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  Recently, the European Space Agency landed a device from the Rosetta probe on a comet, achieving a new feat in the final frontier. They brought the hearts of the world together, first in anticipation over the lander’s safety, then elation when it touched down, and finally solemnity as its batteries depleted. World governments have […]

Week 14 NFL Picks – Dead Man Coaching Edition

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WEEK 12 RECORD DAN K: 0-3 ESPO:† 2-1 DICK:† 1-2 SEASON RECORD: DAN K: 13-20-1 ESPO:† 16-16-2 DICK:† 17-16-1 DAN K HOUSTON TEXANS -5 AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS   JJ Fuckin’ Watt. Like, I know Aaron Rodgers is having a monster season, but you could make a serious case for Watt as the league MVP. The […]

Left Behind (Nicolas Cage Version)

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The show Doctor Who, in many ways commits all of the same narrative sins as the Bible. In both cases, a long running, byzantine plot structure is…

Mockingjay Part One (The Hunger Games)

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Katniss Everdeen sits in a bomb shelter for two hours. That’s the sort of accident that you get when you decide to make a movie solely out of the first part of a third book in a trilogy.

Santa Claus (1959)

Film Title

Santa Claus (1959)

Synopsis

Santa from outer space does battle with Satan while children toil as slaves in Santa’s sweatshop.

Director

Some Mexican Hombre

Cast

Hundreds and hundreds of forced labor kids.

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To wind up the Christmas reviews of 2014, I have Santa Claus (1959) as I must review something that is truly horrible, even more horrible than the Christmas season itself, which is well upon us. I probably don’t even have to watch this horror show to review it, in fact, I don’t even have the […]