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Split - (2016 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582/
http://splitmovie.com/ (redirect)

A man struggles with a split personality disorder, turning to an unlikely group of young women for counseling. Haha, just kidding it's a kidnapping-horror movie.

Amazing acting, good writing, good all around. It's contained, straightforward and engaging. It was assembled well enough that I didn't take many notes.



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Gemini Man - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1025100/

A government assassin learns he has been cloned by a rogue lab bent on raising an army of perfect soldiers.

A fair movie. It brings nothing new or interesting, and has generally uninspired writing and action. Thinking back on it, it does seem derivative of so many other movies.



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Joker - (2019 movie) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
http://www.jokermovie.net/

A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.

Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.

After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.



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The Deluge - (1974 movie) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072021/

A military man of small renown and great skill is swept up into a conflict that engulfs his nation in war, driving a wedge between himself, his people and his love.

A movie the likes of which I've never seen and doubt I ever will again.



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Robocop - (2014 movie) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234721/
http://www.robocop.com/

A police officer almost dies in the course of duty, but is converted into a cyborg.

When it came out I was given the impression that it would be bad, especially compared to the original, but it was fair. Not good, but fair.



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Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time - (2010 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0473075/
http://movies.disney.com/prince-of-persia-the-sands-of-time

A street urchin is adopted into royalty to become an unusual prince in the unusual circumstances of his day;

A bubblegum movie. Pretty and decently-engaging.

  • Properly titled Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time



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Metropolis - (2001 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0293416/

A city sculpted by technology has a poverty-stricken underbelly and grand political schemes.



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