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Immortals, Not As Terrible As Expected

It's kind of assumed that I'll hate every movie I see; that's just the way I roll.  I'm not ashamed to admit that. I'm also prone to talking shit about every movie trailer that I watch - and man do I watch a lot of them (got to keep up on things that will potentially annoy me, right?)

Not surprisingly, I've been talking shit about "Immortals" for... what?  A few months now?  "Sure," I said, "It's going to look fucking great.  The visuals will be stunning.  And the story will be crap.  And there's no reason to go see it in the theatre because there you'll have to listen to the bullshit dialog..."

You know where this is going, right?  One of those big, painful confessions I sometimes have to make: I didn't hate this movie and it wasn't terrible.

... fuuuuuck.

Okay - here's the breakdown.
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