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Krampus (2015)
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While the holiday season represents the most magical time of year, ancient European folklore warns of Krampus, a horned beast who punishes naughty children at Christmastime. When dysfunctional family squabbling causes young Max (Emjay Anthony) to lose his festive spirit, it unleashes the wrath of the fearsome demon. As Krampus lays siege to the Engel home, mom (Toni Collette), pop (Adam Scott), sister (Stefania LaVie Owen) and brother must band together to save one another from a monstrous fate.
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They fear this man. They know he sees further than they and he will bind them with ancient logic.

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Society is binding. Right? It’s filling in the cracks with concrete. Everything’s filed or reported, logged, right?
Chips in our kids heads so they won’t get lost. Society needs to crumble. We’re all just too chicken shit to let it.
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Was feeling kinda underwhelmed for the first hour, then out of nowhere this kicked into high gear for the last act when Krampus and his minions launched a full-blown assault (that is really what the rest of the movie should have been). Good Holiday Horror fun. Liked the cast and characters for the most part. Ending is a cute and clever throwback to stuff like A Christmas Carol and other Christmas movies.

I will say that the deaths could have been better, though I get why they took the approach they did. Krampus and his minions looked absolutely amazing, and some of the minions were surprisingly fun. Especially the Gingerbread Men.
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Yeah I was pretty disappointed at first because it was kinda too slow and didn't have a lot of action but when it finally gets rolling it doesn't stop. The deaths definitely sucked, though having just found out the movie is PG-13 I'm not surprised at all. The costumes were great & I loved Adam, Toni, the aunt, and Toni's (sister?). A fun cast that could've been better but it does the job.
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Statistical fact: Cops will never pull over a man with a huge bong in his car. Why?
They fear this man. They know he sees further than they and he will bind them with ancient logic.

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Society is binding. Right? It’s filling in the cracks with concrete. Everything’s filed or reported, logged, right?
Chips in our kids heads so they won’t get lost. Society needs to crumble. We’re all just too chicken shit to let it.
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#4
I actually kind of had the opposite reaction to you guys: I loved the first two acts, but thought the third was just "pretty good" instead of great. (Except for the last five minutes. What a killer way to end this movie.)
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I really love the fleshed out universe but jesus these are the WORST parents ever. Letting your daughter go out in a blizzard? Might as well just not had had her, seriously.
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#6
I really wanna rewatch this after loving Toni in Hereditary

ALSO ADAM SCOTT IS CUTE
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Ser Jaime Lannister. On the breast of his tunic, the lion of his House was embroidered in gold thread, roaring its defiance. they called him the Lion of Lannister to his face and whispered “Kingslayer” behind his back. Jon found it hard to look away from him. “This is what a king should look like”, he thought to himself as he passed
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