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It's alive! The Unenthusiastic Critic's 2019 Halloween Movie Marathon gets underway with a classic creature double-feature from the golden age of the Universal movie monsters.
SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE (1989)
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BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
The fall's probably gonna kill us, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Newman and Redford's quintessential buddy western with The Unenthusiastic Critic's first viewing.
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THE DARK CRYSTAL (1982)
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APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
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EASY RIDER (1969)
The Unenthusiastic Critic is firing all of her guns at once at a counterculture classic.
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GAME OF THRONES 8×06: "THE IRON THRONE"
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GAME OF THRONES 8×05: "THE BELLS"
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GAME OF THRONES 8×04: "THE LAST OF THE STARKS"
A sometimes infuriating episode reminds us that neither Game of Thrones nor its characters are going to suddenly become perfect at the last minute.
GAME OF THRONES 8×03: "THE LONG NIGHT"
Visually muddy, and emotionally clichéd, "The Long Night" begs the question: What sort of ending are we hoping for from Game of Thrones?
GAME OF THRONES 8×02: "A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS"
"A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" is Game of Thrones at its absolute best. It is a last chance to remember—before all hell breaks loose—that this show was always about people, not special effects.
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