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Fallen - (1998 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119099/

After a convicted murderer's execution, and when copycat killers become suicides, the original detective is dragged into what becomes a vastly more complex case.

Although I wouldn't recommend this broadly, it was so impactful that I could only sketch out a vague description from memory and had to wait for the inception of artificial intelligence to help me track it down.



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The Prophecy - (1995 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114194/

Murders lead an ex-almost-priest-turned-detective to discover a supernatural gang war.

It's mellow and interesting.



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The Man from Earth - Holocene - (2017 movie) - John

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5770864/
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A mild mannered professor is thought to be older than he appears.

It's a little off in places, but has a nice consistent tone. Recommended only if you loved it's earlier movie, The Man from Earth - (2007 movie).

  • properly titled The Man from Earth: Holocene
  • Freely available to download or stream.



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He Never Died (2015) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2386404/

An old man is surprised to learn has has 19 year old daughter, who becomes embroiled in a web of vengeance and violence set against him.

I really like this movie. It might play out as too flat for most people, but for me the character was well-crafted and acted.

Like few movies, He Never Died explores age and power at its extreme. Fans of Interview with the Vampire - (1994 movie), for example, should appreciate such elements.



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Priest - (2011 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0822847/

A world war between mankind and vampires leaves it in ruins ruled by a holdout of humans, but vampires are not extinct.

Pretty good all around!



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The Adjustment Bureau - (2011 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1385826/
http://www.theadjustmentbureau.com/

When a rising politician bumps into the love of his life, he learns that luck is not his own.

Wonderful!



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Spawn - (1997 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120177/

A veteran mercenary is double-crossed and finds himself blacklisted into becoming a general in hell's army.

This is a very high low-budget movie. It's over-the-top, corny but only almost-fun. Some of the effects are amazing, but some are so damned bad I can't imagine how they thought this could be anything more than a middling success. From a writing perspective, it's not bad moment-to-moment, but the overall plot is a bit stupid.

This has nothing going for it but the incredible acting of a clown.


The Stand - (1994 show) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108941/

A highly-virulent weaponized virus breaks containment and wreaks havoc.

It starts strong then goes downhill into some odd religious stuff. Generally terrible later on. Worth watching if you're into this genre.



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Four Lions - (2010 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1341167/
http://www.magnetreleasing.com/fourlions/

A comedy where wannabe-terrorists are too stupid to terrorize properly.

A terrible movie which I couldn't finish. British humor is already kind of crappy half the time, but this is incredibly weak.



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