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‘Disjointed’: insert pot joke here

‘Disjointed’: insert pot joke here

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor

September 5, 2017

“Disjointed” is a perfect example of why raw aggregate review scores shouldn’t be trusted without reading actual reviews. Ruth (Kathy Bates, showing her comedy chops), runs a marijuana dispensary in a magical version of California where recreational use of the drug has been legalized. T...

Bad Santa 2: Offensive, Crude, Brilliant

Bad Santa 2: Offensive, Crude, Brilliant

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

I sat in an empty theater Sunday watching Billy Bob Thornton attempt to kill himself multiple times, and I was laughing my ass off. Picking up a decade after the first film. “Bad Santa 2” shows the misadventures of Willie Soke (Thornton), an undereducated low-life who happens to be a deft hand a...

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