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Inherent Vice: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Psychedelic Mystery Tour!

INHERENT VICE

Inherent Vice is a twisty mystery that fuses old school PI movies with the psychedelia of the late sixties and early seventies. The point of fusion is the lead character, Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a private eye who always – at a minimum – half baked (and usually full on stoned) but somehow manages to be more on the ball than anyone else.

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Sharktopus – Bio-Engineered Hybrid Goes Nuts!

Sharktopus - Syfy

The latest Syfy/Roger Corman collaboration, Sharktopus [Saturday, 9/8C], follows the trend of the last several Syfy Saturday evening movies – there’s literally no suspense regarding the creature being featured; the action is set somewhere warm enough for there to be hordes of bikini-worthy women… in bikinis, of course; the villain is a mad scientist, and the hero is some ripped Indian Jones wannabe/mercenary. Body count is substituted for suspense and grotesque manners of death are the norm. Which doesn’t mean that Sharktopus is awful…

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