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6 'n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.



Carrie.
  Watching the remake of Carrie is a bit like being locked in a closet with a bunch of dull people for 90 minutes.



Room 237.  If Stanley Kubrick had wanted to make room 237 in The Shining really scary, he would have filled it with film critics and conspiracy-theory nuts arguing about the meaning of his film.

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The Exorcist, Jaws, and Psycho.  Each one of these films spawned a sequel, bastard offspring that, for the most part, the creators of the original versions refused to have anything to do with.  In this Bonus Halloween Episode, the Misfits take a second look at Exorcist II: The Heretic, Jaws 2, and Psycho II, and find that while these are flawed films, lost in the shadows cast by their predecessors, they do have their own small ambitions and marginal successes.  They are also, in many cases, unintentionally laugh-out-loud funny.

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6 'n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.



The Spectacular Now.  For the Misfits, it wasn't all that spectacular--then, now, or later.



The World's End.  If the world's got to end, this isn't such a bad way to go:  beer, robots, and laughs.

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6 'n 90!  Da man reviews six films in ninety seconds.



2 Guns.  It has all the elements found in a Tarantino film: a crazy diner scene, a non-linear timeline, and a couple of bickering anti-heroes exchanging clever quips.  Unfortunately, what it doesn't have is Quentin Tarantino. 



The Sapphires.
  This film is a lot like a cover version of a classic American hit performed by a foreign band.  It's just different enough to be interesting, and while not particularly original, makes up for it with a lot of energy and heart.

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