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Hypnotic - (2023 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8080204/
https://www.ketchupentertainment.com/films#/hypnotic

A detective learns his daughter wasn't killed but was instead kidnapped, and while pursuing a lead he discovers mysterious circumstances.

An adequate but ultimately unsatisfying movie; bubblegum.



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Retribution - (2023 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6906292/

There's a bomb in Liam's car, and instead of having a particular set of skills he has two kids.

Yawn.



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Oldboy - (2013 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1321511/
https://www.sonypictures.com/movies/oldboy

An everyday man's is kidnapped to make amends for past wrongs he couldn't guess at.

I can see it was trying, but boy is it inconsistent action without real underlying substance.



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Jumper - (2008 movie) imager

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0489099/
was jumperthemovie.com

A boy discovers he has superpowers, uses them for selfish purposes, and makes his life far more complicated.

Straightforward and safe. It has an interesting enough premise, universe, and acting, to carry it well enough. Worth the watch.



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Aporia - (2023 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8511466/

Researchers of a small particle accelerator discover that a particle can be sent back in time, and they theorize that it can be used like a gun to kill people in the past and change the present.

While it's a good idea, it feels pretty low effort.



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The Equalizer 3 - (2023 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt17024450/

A man with particular skills find himself among honest townsfolk gripped by criminals.

Simple and reasonably entertaining. Recommended especially for the people who like gritty low-tech spy-superhero movies.

  • Trailer
  • Set in Italy, so there is some spoken Italian.



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Mechanic꞉ Resurrection - (2016 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3522806/
http://www.mechanic.movie/

An assassin let others think he was dead, but he was found and reactivated by his enemies.

It's pretty good!



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The Mechanic - (2011 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0472399/
http://www.themechanicmovie.com/

An assassin takes on an enthusiastic apprentice.

Reasonably watchable.



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The Mechanic - (1972 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068931/

An assassin takes on an enthusiastic apprentice.

Very good.



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