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  • Trust
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  • Dungeons & Dragons

    ★★★★

  • I Accuse

    ★★★★★

  • Girlfriend from Hell

    ★★★★

  • Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story

    ★★★

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  • Dungeons & Dragons

    Dungeons & Dragons

    The final scene has a fleet of dragons laying siege to a palace of wizards, but the real highlight of the film is Marlon Wayans' trademark scream-crying.

  • I Accuse

    I Accuse

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've seen a ton of these made-for-TV true crime docudramas, and while most of the time I don't have a hard time believing the events are real, this is the only one I've seen that I couldn't believe could actually be true; it blew my mind that such a thing was even scientifically possible, let alone that someone would go to such extraordinary lengths to be a lowlife. But I looked it up afterward and yup, it's all real, apparently…

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  • Dark Water

    Dark Water

    ★★★★★

    I think this film's middling reputation has to be a result of it being misunderstood. I would like to submit that Dark Water is actually great, but it's not really a horror film. It's slow, boring, near-plotless and not really scary at all. It follows a typical ghost story format, but doesn't really have any fright scenes. Nothing really happens. The whole thing is just atmosphere, building suspense, establishing backstory on characters who aren't particularly interesting and watching a woman…

  • SHOP: A Pop Opera

    SHOP: A Pop Opera

    ★★★★★

    I relate to this character because I'm also tall, dry, skinny and pathologically indecisive when shopping for food.