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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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The Blackout - (2019 movie) poster English

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8664988/

The vanguard of an alien race fleeing from their ageing star contest control of the earth and the survivors of humanity.

A bit stiff, but quite good.

  • I have not seen (listened-to) the Russian-language version.



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Spectral - (2016 movie) image

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(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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Kesari - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6264938/
(trailer)

The story of [ 1 ] the seven samurai [ 2 ] the 47 ronin the 21 Sihks defending a fort.

It's not too over-the-top Bollywood, so it's a perfectly watchable "yay us" hero story.

  • Based on actual events.



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Edge of Tomorrow - (2014 movie) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1631867/
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/edge-tomorrow

See also:



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Band of Brothers - (2001 television show) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0185906/
https://www.hbo.com/band-of-brothers

Follows a unit in the 101st Airborne Division during World War 2.

Quite a good story. It's full of faces I know. Great acting and spectacular realism.

  • Note: This video style is shaky.

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  1. Band of Brothers - (2001 show)
  2. The Pacific - (2010 show)



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G.I. Joe - The Rise of Cobra - (2009 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1046173/

Newly-developed military nano-technology is stolen by terrorists in a plot to take over the world, and only a super-elite team chosen from the international best can stop them.

This movie is another example of both an astonishingly wide gap between its original audience and current audience, and a needless unimagination in original movie universe-building authorship.



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I'll take proper notes when I re-watch this.

Outpost 37 (2014) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2474972/

A documentary following soldiers fighting the aliens left over from an invasion.

I rather liked this! People talk about this being low budget, but until it's pointed out I doubt someone would really notice.

  • aka Alien Outpost



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