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In Theaters: Ben-Hur (or Ugh-Why)

Guys, can we talk about that new BEN-HUR movie? The one that maybe, probably didn’t need to be remade? The one with my man Toby Kebbell who is like a million times better than this? I’m trying really hard to be objective and open and tolerant and all that shit but sweet Lort Baby Jesus, this is a mess of biblical proportions. First, let me get this out of the way. From a technical standpoint, BEN-HUR ain’t all that bad. I mean the cinematography is fine, the editing is solid, the script isn’t that painful, the acting is just…you know,
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