Bad Santa 2 (DVD Review)

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15 – 88mins – 2016


 

WELCOME TO THE SHIT SHOW

“Happy endings are bullshit!”

Fourteen years after embittered black comedy Bad Santa became something of a cult hit for seasonal scrooges, stars Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox and Brett Kelly return for another lewd, crude Christmas caper. Alas, lightening did not strike twice, and this belated and bedraggled festive follow-up is as unapologetically egregious as the Farley Brother’s down-right disgusting and offensive Dumb and Dumber To.

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Precious Cargo (DVD Review)

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15 – 87mins – 2016


BULLETS AND BOAT CHASES

“Making easy money the hard way.”

While his instantly recognisable chops dominate the DVD cover, Bruce Willis – in the latest of his increasingly frequent straight-to-video roles – is little more than a peripheral presence in this zippy crime drama. He plays straight-faced big-bad, Eddie, who scheming femme fatale Karen (Claire Forlani) convinces her amiable crook of an ex, Jack (Saved By The Bell‘s Mark-Paul Gosselaar, all grown up), to steal the titular gems from. Big mistake.

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