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Kill the Messenger - (2014 movie) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216491/
http://www.focusfeatures.com/kill_the_messenger

An investigative reporter, most recently working on criminal drug stories, gets a lead that takes him down a rabbit hole few knew existed.

A fair movie at best, which I can only recommend for people of the mindset with interest in the United States' government's involvement in Bad Things.



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Naked Lunch (1991) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102511/

A struggling writer takes drugs, giving him incredible results with unforeseen consequences.

This is an uncomfortably-great movie. It's semi-horror in the sense of a tactile empathy the viewer has. I don't know that I'd consider this mandatory viewing, because it would strongly depend on the viewer. I don't think this would be a "love it or hate it" movie, because it's .. just odd. It's original, and that alone would make it mandatory viewing for some.



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Breaking Bad (2008-2013) Walter White

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A money-desperate high school teacher and miscreant former-student enter the drug trade, which begins to consume them.

Breaking Bad is one of those uncomfortable-yet-riveting shows. While awesome for what it is, I don't generally recommend it.

I did watch it, and I'm mostly happy I did, but it doesn't leave a nice streak-free gloss on my memory. I guess that was the point.



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John Dies At The End (2012) poster

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http://johndies.com/

A drug reveals an alien world.

I've heard it described as The Evil Dead - (1981 movie) meets Naked Lunch - (1991 movie). I think it also has a bit of the spirit of They Live - (1988 movie). If you know and liked those films, you'll like this one.

A must-watch.



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I'll add notes when I re-watch this

Gattaca (1997) image

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119177/
http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/gattaca/

In a world where genetics predetermines health, a man with congenital defects pursues his dream of becoming an astronaut.

This is, for me, an intensely nerve-wracking movie. I will definitely keep it in my collection, but I find re-watching difficult.