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Jack Reacher - (2012 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790724/

When a mysterious mass-shooting is being investigated, an even more mysterious man appears to investigate.

A really great movie.



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War of the Worlds - (2005 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0407304/
was dreamworks.com/wotw/

A bad dad and some shitty kids run away when aliens come down and up and stomp around.

While it's a great ride, it's ultimately unsatisfying and can't be recommended.



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Top Gun꞉ Maverick - (2022 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1745960/
https://www.topgunmovie.com/

An old ace fighter pilot is dusted off to instruct for an impossible mission.

Slow and boring; I don't see the popularity at all other than it's not woke.

  • Properly titled Top Gun: Maverick



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Starring Morgan Freeman and this other guy.
Starring Morgan Freeman and this other guy.

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013/

The Earth is ruined when aliens invade, and a maintenance skeleton crew monitors killer drones to protect resource-gathering efforts for survivors.

A fantastic movie from every angle. A very strong mood throughout. Highly recommended.

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This has no relation to The Mummy - (1999 movie).

The Mummy - (2017 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2345759/
https://www.uphe.com/movies/the-mummy-2017

An antiquities reclamation rogue discovers an ancient Egyptian prison, and becomes an unwilling agent for the curse within.

At best this is an adequate movie. I could weakly recommend it for fans of this sub-genre, but otherwise give it a miss. It has a budget that's stronger than its writing or acting.



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Edge of Tomorrow - (2014 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1631867/
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/edge-tomorrow



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The Last Samurai - (2003 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325710/
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/last-samurai

An American captain, suffering from PTSD-induced nightmares so bad he became alcoholic, is brought back into the trade as a consultant and trainer to suppress the civil war in Japan and fight against its old warrior class, the samurai.

Dare I say this is one of the greats. It has various classic elements without being tiring and obvious, and maintains a great pace and tone.



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