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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

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(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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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

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(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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Kill Switch - (2017 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5464234/

An alternate energy generator is invented, and a test pilot goes through as a fail-safe.

It might have been good, but the perspective was awful and it amplified already-poor writing. The secondary perspective of hopping around in time was aggravating.

  • See also TODO for this same point-of-view movie.
  • trailer



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Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4433646/

Criminals are sent to Mars to fight super-cockroaches.

Oh my god this is so Japanese and so bad. I couldn't finish it..

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The Recall - (2017 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5669936/
http://therecallmovie.com/

Young adults go on a vacation on Labor Day weekend, but their neighbor has an abduction story.

Overall a decent enough movie with a weak ending. It could have had a lot more subtlety and explanation woven throughout to create a more complete movie-universe.



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Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527338/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-ix-the-rise-of-skywalker

Supergirl supers superly.

Oh my god this is trash from every angle. Bad writing, bad acting, bad .. just bad everything everywhere always. It has no high points. Disney can suck a dick.

  • AKA Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker



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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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