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Ghost - (1990 movie) poster

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A man is robbed and unintentionally killed on the way home from the theater, and his ghost trains to become an avenger for justice.

This is somehow not an alternate Batman origin story. Although it's intentionally slow-paced in a lot of places to draw out the emotion, it is quite nice; recommended.



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Red Dawn (1984) poster

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The Soviets and Cubans invade the United States, and a small band fight to survive.

It's important to understand this movie in the context of the Cold War. As such, this movie doesn't exactly stand the test of time in this respect. The 2012 remake had to blame North Korea because our times are different. Back then, this movie had a believable-enough plot line.

The underlying ideas are good, but the actual plot and movie itself do feel old. I like this movie a lot, but only for its concepts. I don't think it's re-watchable for a non-survivalist.



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Donnie Darko - (2001 movie) poster

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https://web.archive.org/web/20210309071450/http://archive.hi-res.net/donniedarko/

This movie is BAD. It's an un-movie.

There is no plot, no thinking, no psychological thriller to be had. It's a moody drama, and a bad one at that. It reminds me of bits and pieces of Roswell - (1999 show).



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