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Preacher - (2016 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1190634/
https://www.amc.com/shows/preacher

A kickass preacher is infected with a power, and for some reason there's a vampire.

Maybe it has potential, but it's scatterbrained and kept sliding into slow moody boringness.

The Stand - (1994 show) poster

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
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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Spectral - (2016 movie) image

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2106651/
https://www.netflix.com/title/80098200

An optics specialist is sent to investigate the unusual readings the military is getting from his equipment.

A solid movie all around. Great action and a good world, but with enough fuzzy science and The A-Team-style jury-rigging to rivet it solidly to TV-movie quality.



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Four Lions - (2010 movie) poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1341167/
http://www.magnetreleasing.com/fourlions/ [ 1 ] was www.fourlionsthemovie.com/

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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Hellboy - (2019 movie) poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2274648/
https://www.lionsgate.com/movies/hellboy [ 1 ] was http://hellboy.movie/

A Nazi demon-turned monster hunter is one of a pair of the supernatural who might bring about the end of the mankind.

Oh my god this is a departure from any sort of quality from what inspired it. It's so awkward I couldn't finish it.



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The Magnificent Seven - (2016 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2404435/

7 gunmen, for approximately 2.5 reasons, fight on behalf of a town they don't actually care about.

Fair. I mean.. it's just fair. Why bother with a remake if it's not going to even attempt to be better? It's a knockoff of the 1960 version set in California United States. Recommended for fans of westerns, but only so you can say that you saw it..



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Stargate Origins - (2018 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.stargatecommand.co/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7161862/

This goes back in time to the original finding of the stargate, and stars a character we all know lives and so cannot be in any danger at all ever.

This just comes across like short-episode fan fiction.



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R.I.P.D. - (2013 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790736/

A cop is saved from death but brought into a supernatural police department.

A fair movie. It has some fairly amusing moments but is overall an engaging bubblegum movie.



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Attraction - (2017 movie) image1

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4731148/
http://studio.art-pictures.ru/en/proekty/attraction.html

A small research vessel is knocked down by a meteor shower, triggering a panicked military response and causing hundreds of civilian casualties.

An endearing and distracting movie. Recommended, even though the dubbing is exaggerated and loud.



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