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Devil’s Playground: Movies to See Before Ixpiyacoc Comes

Friends, Ixpiyacoc is coming. The world is supposed to end on December 21 of this year (12/21/12, get it? Get it?), so you have only a short time left to watch movies. What I have for you here is a schedule for your pre-apocalypse film-watching schedule. You do four/month, then two in December. You can do it; I believe in you. I believe in you so hard. Read the rest of this entry

Devil’s DVD Disappointment: 2012

I really only have one question (which isn’t true, because I have many. Too many to list here). Why does Roland Emmerich want the world to end so badly? Independence Day, aliens blow us up good. The Day After Tomorrow, global warming sends us into another ice age. And now, in 2012, the earth as we know it starts disappearing out from underneath us. If destruction and body count are what Emmerich is going for, he is truly succeeding. Now, let’s say, for arguments sake, that Emmerich actually wants to make good films. Well, that’s another story. Read the rest of this entry

3-2-1: The Worst of ’09

Who isn’t looking forward to turkey this Thanksgiving?  We all are, especially the Tryptophan induced coma that comes from eating too much of it.  Here at The Devil’s Advocates Movie Reviews, we don’t always have a choice when turkey might be forced upon us. In fact, we’ve consumed our collective weight in turkey at the theaters this year.  So, we decided to bring you The Worst of ’09, with a Thanksgiving theme.   3 Turkeys (bad films), 2 Jive Turkeys (bad performances), and 1 Turkey Stuffed With Gym Socks (the worst of the worst).  See what we thought, and chime in with your own list.  Read the rest of this entry

2012 (Devil’s Advocate Review)

2012 is very loosely based on the Mayan belief that the world will end in a year 2012. We’re a little hazy on which 2012. Ours or the Mayan’s. Apparently, the producers of 2012 feel that the Mayans got it close enough for someone to finance their movie. Read the rest of this entry

2012

I really only have one question (which isn’t true, because I have many.  Too many to list here).  Why does Roland Emmerich want the world to end so badly?  Independence Day, aliens blow us up good.  The Day After Tomorrow, global warming sends us into another ice age.  And now, in 2012, the earth as we know it starts disappearing out from underneath us.  If destruction and body count are what Emmerich is going for, he is truly succeeding.  Now, let’s say, for arguments sake, that Emmerich actually wants to make good films.   Well, that’s another story. Read the rest of this entry