Tagged: 6.5/10

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In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)

If you kill me now… the world as you know it will end in a very short time. Yeah. Once again a movie about time traveling. Always interesting to see how they incorporated the paradox of time travel. And there’s always going to be someone who claims something isn’t right. Not that I really care about that because I still don’t know anyone who has actually traveled through time to provide proof whether changes in the past may or may...

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Pledge (2018)

Do I tuck my shirt in? I don’t care, you look like you’re gonna fix the computer anyway. This straightforward movie “Pledge” managed to surprise me. At first, I didn’t expect much from it. But as the story unfolded, I thought that the makers of this horror story had incorporated some strong elements into it. Those who have experienced the rush into a fraternity personally will be happy that they didn’t have to endure a similar experience. It’s extremely difficult...

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2047 : Virtual Revolution (2016)

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don’t care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system… Genre : SF Country : USA/France Cast : Mike Dopud : Nash Maximilien Poullein : Morel Kaya Blocksage : Camylle Director : Guy-Roger Duvert My opinion on “2047 : Virtual Revolution” “The year is 2047. A...

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Pete, a boy is found in a forest. Apparently he’s been living there for six years after an accident took his parents. A ranger named Grace decides to take him in and when she asks him how he survived all by himself, he says he had a friend, Elliot, with him. He draws a picture of Elliot and it’s a picture of a dragon. Genre : Fantasy/Family Country : USA Cast : Oakes Fegley : Pete Bryce Dallas Howard :...

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The Bad Batch (2016)

A love story set in a community of cannibals in a future dystopia. In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food. Genre : SF Country : USA Cast : Suki Waterhouse : Arlen Jason Momoa : Miami Man Jayda Fink : Honey Director : Ana Lily Amirpour My opinion on “The Bad Batch” “Strange, isn’t it? Here we are in the darkest corner of this earth, and we’re afraid of...

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Kong : Skull Island (2017)

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Genre : Adventure/Fantasy Country : USA/China/Australia Cast : Tom Hiddleston : James Conrad Brie Larson : Mason Weaver Samuel L. Jackson : Preston Packard Director : Jordan Vogt-Roberts My opinion on “Kong : Skull Island” “I call them skull crawlers. Why? Cause it sounds unique.” Is there really nobody else wondering why the...

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Passengers (2016)

The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the “Homestead Colony” and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination. Genre : SF Country : USA Cast :  Chris Pratt : Jim Preston Jennifer Lawrence : Aurora Lane Michael Sheen : Arthur...

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Spectral (2016)

“Our business requires us to make suppositions. My business requires us to prove them. Your technician’s job is to find glitches, so, he sees glitches. Your job is to find the enemy, so, you see the enemy. Locals believe in spirits, so they see spirits. Everyone is biased, in one way or another. So, my answer to you right now is that we lack data to support any theory.” I hope Netflix still has a few more similar films up...

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Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed “The Dutchman.” When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart. When he wakes up with the CIA agent’s memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM’s and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns...

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The BFG (2016)

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. Genre : Fantasy/Family Country : UK/USA/Canada Cast :  Mark Rylance : BFG Ruby Barnhill : Sophie Penelope Wilton : The Queen Director : Steven Spielberg My opinion “Where...

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King Jack (2015)

Trapped in a violent feud with a cruel older bully and facing another bout of summer school, Jack’s got all the problems he can handle. So when Jack’s aunt falls ill and his runty younger cousin must stay with him for the weekend the last thing Jack wants to do is look after him. Unfortunately no one really cares what Jack wants. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast :  Charlie Plummer : Jack Cory Nichols : Ben Danny Flaherty...

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Chappie (2015)

In the near future, Indian born Deon Wilson, is a high ranking executive in a Robotic Police Force company. When he comes up with an idea to make a self conscious robot named Chappie to protect better, his higher-ups disapprove it. Nonetheless, he makes it and when the company finds out, scraps the robot. When 2 small time criminals planning a $200 million heist find Chappie, they kidnap Deon and force him to program Chappie to assist them in their...

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The Judge (2014)

Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the brittle bond between Hank and the Judge, Hank must come to his father’s aid and defend him in court. Here, Hank discovers the truth behind the case, which binds together the dysfunctional family and reveals the struggles and secrecy of the family....

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Begin Again (2013)

Gretta and her long-time boyfriend Dave are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan, a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From...

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The Aggression Scale (2012)

When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a “loud and messy” message to the suspected thieves’ families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, they’ll meet the household’s emotionally disturbed young son Owen. Owen has a history of violent behavior, knows how to make lethal booby-traps and is about to teach these thugs some deadly lessons in extreme vengeance. Genre : Action/Crime/Thriller Country : USA...

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Predestination (2014)

“Predestination” chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Genre : SF/Thriller Country : Australia Cast : Ethan Hawke : De Barman Sarah Snook : The Unmarried Mother Noah Taylor : Mr. Robertson Director : The Spierig Brothers My opinion “What if...

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Deliver us from Evil (2014)

New York police officer Ralph Sarchie , struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Genre : Horror/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Eric Bana : Sarchie Édgar Ramírez : Mendoza Olivia Munn : Jen Director : Scott Derrickson My opinion Sarchie : I’ve met a lot of...

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The Woman in Black (2012)

In London, lawyer Arthur Kipps still grieves the death of his beloved wife Stella on the delivery of their son Joseph four years ago. His employer gives him a last chance to keep his job, and he is assigned to travel to the remote village of Cryphin Gifford to examine the documentation of the Eel Marsh House that belonged to the recently deceased Mrs. Drablow. Arthur befriends Daily on the train and the man offers a ride to him to...

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. Genre : Action Country : USA Cast : Gerard Butler : Mike Banning Aaron Eckhart : President Benjamin Asher Morgan Freeman : Speaker Trumbull Director : Antoine Fuqua My opinion Well, this was a pure right-in-your-face hard-hitting action-movie like a...