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Katla - (2021 show) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11102190/

In a little town in the little country of Island, ashen-covered people begin appearing.

Pretty cool.

I don't know if there will be more; I'll check back in, in a couple of years.



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Squid Game - (2021 show) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10919420/
https://www.netflix.com/title/81040344

People play lethal children's games for a huge cash prize and the entertainment of others.

Fantastic.

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  • aka Ojing-eo Geim

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<th>- (1982 show) image

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A misfit member of an organization of time travelers flubs a trip and yanks a kid from 1982 back in time.

It's an odd combination of brains and bubblegum; well-acted, fast-and-loose and interesting.

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Beetlejuice - (1988 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094721/
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/beetlejuice [ 1 ] was https://warnerbros.com/beetlejuice

A lovely couple move to a lovely town, have trouble with a couple of yuppies, and strike a deal to get rid of them.

A fast-paced, great movie. Not horror, and not comedy, just quality bubblegum. It's worth a watch once, but in my mind it's not good enough to be a "classic".



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Sixteen Candles - (1984 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088128/

I don't even know how to describe this movie.

It's only okay. It's notable because it's somehow rated PG but is so utterly completely unsuitable to that rating; legendary.



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Ghost - (1990 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099653/

A man is robbed and unintentionally killed on the way home from the theater, and 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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