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Review: In '36 Saints,' Armageddon isn't what it's cracked up to be
Review: In '36 Saints,' Armageddon isn't what it's cracked up to be

The world has ended so many times this summer that the apocalypse has lost all meaning. But the Catholic-themed kill-a-thon "36 Saints" puts forth an especially hollow Armageddon, in which the final battle between good and evil is as flavorless and thinly structured as a Communion wafer. In a prologue that recalls the History Channel's UFO specials, director Eddy Duran employs voiceover to explain that 36 exceptionally kind people are born in every generation. But should all 36 be murdered, a demon will annihilate the human race. OK, sure. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times Though snuffing out a handful of octogenarians would be much easier and less conspicuous, genre...

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