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The Little Rascals Review


Bad
Just like the old Our Gang TV show -- if the original Little Rascals were vapid and humorless. The Little Rascals movie tries to be PC but in the process, fails to be funny. A gaggle of celebrity (adult) cameos don't save the show. Frankly, Eddie Murphy as Buckwheat on Saturday Night Live was a whole lot better.

The Manson Family Review


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The key to understanding Charlie Manson, the curious docudrama The Manson Family tells us, is this: Orgies. Lots of 'em.

If you're into gore, bloodletting, violence, and orgies, well, have I got a movie for you. Jim Van Bebber's innovative film purports to tell the "inside" story of Manson -- from the viewpoint of his followers then and now. With mock-documentary footage galore (the phony pops, crackles, and scratches are perfect), Van Bebber purports to show us secret footage of Manson family exuberance (love, killing, and both together), mixed in with talking head commentary from Manson family members in the now. They even have the remnants of the carved "X" scars on their foreheads.

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