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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - (2015 movie) - Elizabeth Debicki

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1638355/

The secret of easily refining weapons-grade nuclear material has fallen into evil hands.

A fast-paced but ultimately unsatisfying movie; not worthy of the name or a sequel.



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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier - (2021 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9208876/
https://www.disneyplus.com/series/wp/4gglDBMx8icA
https://www.marvel.com/tv-shows/the-falcon-and-the-winter-soldier/1

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson/Falcon and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities -- and their patience.

Adequate, but with too much of the American make-believe racism; I won't be watching any more, if there is any more.



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Proof of Life - (2000 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0228750/

Mistaken for someone important, a man is kidnapped and held hostage.

Revolutionary Marxists fuck everything up again. Overall an okay movie. If you're into the theme, and like dirt and poverty, then this is for you.

  • There's a lot of .. Spanish?
  • FIXME - If re-watched, ensure subtitles work.



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Demolition Man - (1993 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106697/

Cryogenics is used to freeze a criminal and the cop who was framed while capturing him, and both are awakened to a seemingly-pristine world.

A classic that holds up well.



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James vs. His Future Self - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6739796/

A supernerd's future self visits him to proclaim a warning of his wasting his life.

Plodding and boring. There are some laughs, but I don't see why this would be considered a comedy.



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