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the-mortal-instruments-city-of-bones-2013-poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1538403/

A girl learns she has magic powers and stuff when a bad guy and his henchmen who all like demons hunt her down for a thing she has.

A superhero-girl-witch movie. Adorable and stuff. Recommended for girls who are fans of this adorable trope genre.



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agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-2013-cartoon-poster

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364582/
http://abc.go.com/shows/marvels-agents-of-shield
http://marvel.com/tv/show/190/marvels_agents_of_shield

Agents with a formerly-secret worldwide law-enforcement organization work to safeguard the world from the lesser challenges now too-frequent for superheroes alone.

Good enough, although so far it's one of these episodic shows which has a new problem every episode.

  • S.H.I.E.L.D. - Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division



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doctor-strange-2016-poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1211837/

A distracted surgeon crashes his car and is left with ruined hands, but he's brought into a magic order who defend the planet and universe and stuff.

A decent movie, although fluffy and of narrow scope.



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return-of-the-ghostbusters-2007-poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1230164/

An archaeologist seeks an ancient Egyptian amulet to gain godlike powers.

A great fan film. I wish I had a better source than the 240p on YouTube, but I didn't actually look around at all.



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Timequest (2000) image

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0238463/

A man travels back in time to save the husband of the woman he grew up idolizing.

Not a terrible movie, but it really breaks down into a confusing mess past the half-way mark. It does make up for things near the end though, which is a good recovery. So for a direct-to-video movie, it does pretty good for itself.



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Suicide Squad (2016) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1386697/
http://www.suicidesquad.com/

Some bad mutants superhumans are assembled to fight others.

Basically forgettable except for Harley. Has bunches of characters nobody has heard of or cares about.



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This is a steaming pile of shit. Do not watch it!

Ghostbusters (2016) image

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1289401/
http://www.ghostbusters.com/

Having fallen from grace, two friends are reunited in their pursuit of ghosts, eventually forming a band of four who fight them. And stuff.

This is neither a sequel to the actual Ghostbusters (1984), nor is it anything in its style or quality. It's just a theft of the franchise. It shits all over it. Ignoring all of that, it's still an awful movie on its own.

This is not a comedy! Don't mistake it for one! The only funny scene had nothing to do with the main characters.



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Approaching the Unknown (2016) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2674430/

A guy who builds the technology to turn dirt into water goes to Mars, and even though he knows the ship better than anyone else, somehow, he has trouble on the way.

A patient, somewhat interesting movie. Worth watching if you're into such things, but definitely not if you're new to this style.

I watched the whole thing, and don't really regret it, but I wouldn't categorize this as anywhere near awesome.



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Independence Day - Resurgence (2016) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1628841/
http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/independence-day-resurgence

Twenty years after the near-annihilation of Earth, aliens return.

Not a particularly good movie. Definitely not worth a watch for science fiction movie fans. I don't know who the target audience is supposed to be. There's no character development, poor drama, uninspired action, un-notable writing.. so un-notable that I made a word up. Screw you, red squiggle.. I defy you.

  • Properly titled Independence Day: Resurgence
  • This is a sequel to Independence Day (1996 movie)



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