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Reaper Rating: John Dies at the End

March 16th 2013 in Reaper Ratings

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You have to see the movie – if only to prove to yourself that a movie CAN actually be made from that surreal, trippy tangle of a book (by Jason Pargin under the pseudonym of David Wong). They couldn’t tackle all of it, and that’s okay; what you’re left with is the world’s craziest romp with only enough linear thinking to keep it from being Dadaesque. A Reaper Rating of 4 (“Thrill Kill”) on this one, simply because I didn’t think it could be done … and I was wrong. Oh, so very wrong.


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