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Van Helsing - (2004 movie) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338526/
http://www.vanhelsing.net/

An unaged man without a memory is sent by a secret multifaith order of monster hunters as the last hope of a lineage doomed to purgatory unless they slay the lord of all vampires.

Not a great or bad movie, but still good enough to be worth watching. It's mostly interesting because of its main character, and the rest of it is piecemeal and without particular substance.

I think this movie was my initial introduction to Kate Beckinsale, and it turns out she's a lot hotter in my memory than in this actual movie. Maybe she was better-presented in the next movies of hers that I saw after this.



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lourdes-2009-movie-poster

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A woman in a wheelchair goes on vacation alongside various religious tourists.

I couldn't get to the half-way point without succumbing to boredom. This movie has a kind of absence of flavour that drones on like one unwavering tone. I don't know how the hell this movie got into my inbox, perhaps as a reality-questioning movie. Maybe it got into interesting things later, but I was unwilling to give it that chance.

It had no explosions or lasers.



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The Boondock Saints (1999) image

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0144117/
http://www.boondocksaints.com/

Tired of lax justice, two brothers become particularly effective vigilantes against the criminal element in their greater area.

I don't know what to say about this movie. It's fantastic. Good characters, a good story and with a good flow to it.



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Starship Troopers 3 - Marauder (2008) image

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0844760/

The war with the bugs rages on, with humanity starting to lose, but something about god and wining and things.

This started off as a great or at lease decent tv-movie, but its "wrap up" took enough of a nosedive to spoil it. It has a much higher budget and is generally better than part two, but.. that ending, man. That ending. This is still worth a once-watch for fans of the original.



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This Is the End (2013) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1245492/
http://www.thisistheend.com/

The apocalypse happens, and a bunch of average celebrities try to survive.

Moderately terrible. Worth a watch if you like these particular actors and their previous works.



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Regression (2015) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3319920/

A girl, hiding in a church, writes a letter to the police who, without evidence, raise a stink.

I couldn't get half way through this. Not only do the various genres in this movie not interest me, but it highlights "listen and believe". I fucking guarantee that's why Emma Watson is in this.



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Spring Breakers (2012) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2101441/
http://www.springbreakersmovie.com/

I didn't get very far in before I threw my hands up in disgust.

This immediately comes off as a Christian propaganda film. Girl has doubts in JEEEESUSSSSS, is uncomfortable with her friends being called bad, learns they are bad, they do bad things.. then JEEEESUSSSSS and she was totally wrong and the true way was always god and stuff and praise the lord and by the way did I say praise the lord because totes praise him.

I didn't stick around to get into that last bit. Maybe it's a dark crime comedy and stuff, but fucked if I'm going to continue watching.

  • The "just like a video game" thing should be fucking illegal to put into a movie.