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John Wick - Chapter 3 - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6146586/
https://www.johnwick.movie/

Mediocre bullshit, with terrible choreografoo, shitty effects and generally shit all around.

If you like the first one you'll dislike this one. You'd have to love it to even tolerate this shit.

  • Properly titled John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum



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Preacher - (2016 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1190634/
https://www.amc.com/shows/preacher

A kickass preacher is infected with a power, and for some reason there's a vampire.

Maybe it has potential, but it's scatterbrained and kept sliding into slow moody boringness.

Spectral - (2016 movie) image

Entertainment > Movies >

(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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Four Lions - (2010 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1341167/
http://www.magnetreleasing.com/fourlions/ [ 1 ] was www.fourlionsthemovie.com/

A comedy where wannabe-terrorists are too stupid to terrorize properly.

A terrible movie which I couldn't finish. British humor is already kind of crappy half the time, but this is incredibly weak.



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Hellboy - (2019 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2274648/
https://www.lionsgate.com/movies/hellboy [ 1 ] was http://hellboy.movie/

A Nazi demon-turned monster hunter is one of a pair of the supernatural who might bring about the end of the mankind.

Oh my god this is a departure from any sort of quality from what inspired it. It's so awkward I couldn't finish it.



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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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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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Bye Bye Monkey - (1978 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia [ 1 ] It looks like there's some feminist propaganda there. )
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075848/

Something about an idiot of a man..

I couldn't get into this, it's just bad.

  • aka Ciao Maschio



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1. It looks like there's some feminist propaganda there.