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Proof of Life - (2000 movie) poster

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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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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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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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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634106/
https://www.sonypictures.com/movies/bloodshot

A person is programmed to perniciously perish it's programmer's programming partners.

Meh.



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Volition - (2019 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6385952/
http://volitionthemovie.com/

A man afflicted with precognition thinks that injecting gallium will help him save the people he loves likes.

Movies like this lean very heavily on acting and subtleties of storytelling which this movie simply lacks in enough intensity to make it stand out from a student's short film. This is a hard pass even for people who like these basic ideas.



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