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Split - (2016 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582/
https://www.uphe.com/movies/split (redirect)

A man struggles with a split personality disorder, turning to an unlikely group of young women for counseling. Haha, just kidding it's a kidnapping-horror movie.

Amazing acting, good writing, good all around. It's contained, straightforward and engaging. It was assembled well enough that I didn't take many notes.



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The Fountain - (2006 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0414993/mediaviewer/rm2671676416
http://pdl.warnerbros.com/wbmovies/thefountain/flashsite/ (Flash?)

This is one of those movies where any attempt at describing it will spoil it. It's magical and slow and sad. However, ultimately it makes no sense whatsoever.



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Gemini Man - (2019 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1025100/

A government assassin learns he has been cloned by a rogue lab bent on raising an army of perfect soldiers.

A fair movie. It brings nothing new or interesting, and has generally uninspired writing and action. Thinking back on it, it does seem derivative of so many other movies.



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Get Shorty - (1995 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113161/

After meeting people trying to make it big in Hollywood movies, a criminal weans himself off of his old life to try it for himself.

Maybe it's because I saw it "back in the day", but even after re-watching it I still really like it.



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The Invasion - (2007 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427392/

People have a refreshing nap and wake up to be suspiciously-nice.

A remake of a remake of an adaptation of a book. And it shows. At least Nicole Kidperson is hot.

Be certain to skip the first couple of minutes; they are a horrible horrible spoiler.



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