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Boxed Review


Weak
I popped Boxed into the DVD player because the press release said it was "Like Reservoir Dogs... with priests!"

OK, that's interesting. One priest cutting off another priest's ear with the super sounds of the '70s in the background? Could be fun.

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Touching The Void Review


Excellent
If you need convincing about the virtues of good conditioning, see this documentary. Without its subjects' extreme fitness the outcome of this mountaineering adventure would have been far different, more disastrous, and likely not told.

But it is told, and by the survivors of a climb that holds you spellbound in the expectation of grave misfortune even as you know how it will turn out because its talking heads are the adventurers themselves. As the film progresses, you keep expecting a camera pullback to reveal lost limbs and paraplegic narrators.

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