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Movie review: The Mummy (2017) directed by Alex Kurtzman

Product info: Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle … Continue reading

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Movie review: Queen (2014) by Vikas Bahl

I found out about that one while perusing Tasha/Heidenkind’s excellent blog, Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Books – thank you my dear for mentioning it! Product info: A young New Delhi woman called Rani (‘Queen’ in English) comes from a very … Continue reading

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Movie review: Magellan (2017) directed by Rob York

Product info: After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson (Brandon Ray Olive) is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources. My impressions: … Continue reading

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Movie review: Splice (2009) directed by Vincenzo Natali

Product info: Geneticists Clive Nicoli (Adrien Brody) and Elsa Kast (Sarah Polley) are young, successful scientists who specialize in creating hybrids of living species. When they propose the use of human DNA, their pharmaceutical company bosses forbid it, forcing them … Continue reading

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Movie review: Idiocracy (2006) directed by Mike Judge

Product info: n 2005, average in every way private Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) who works as an Army librarian is selected to take part in a secret military experiment. They want to put him in hibernation for a year along … Continue reading

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Movie review: Beauty and the Beast (2017) directed by Bill Condon

Product info: Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous … Continue reading

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Movie review: Equilibrium (2002) directed by Kurt Wimmer

Product info: Cast in Libria, a dystopian country of the future which outlawed emotions of any kind, the film follows John Preston (Christian Bale), an upper echelon  enforcement officer called a Grammaton Cleric. Citizens have to take daily injections of … Continue reading

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Movie review: Interstellar (2014) directed by Christopher Nolan

Product info (from Wikipedia): Sometime in the 21st century, a series of crop blights on Earth threatens humanity’s survival. Joseph Cooper (Mathew McConaughey), a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law, son Tom (Casey Affleck), and daughter … Continue reading

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Movie review: Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve

Product info: Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is caring for her dying adolescent daughter.While she is lecturing at a university, twelve extraterrestrial spacecraft appear across the Earth. U.S. Army Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) asks Louise to join physicist Ian Donnelly … Continue reading

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Movie review: Assassin’s Creed (2016) directed by Justin Kurzel

Movie info: Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) has been saved from a death row by Alan Rikkin (Jeremy Irons), a mysterious CEO so obsolete that he still wears a black turtleneck and thinks he looks cool. His lovely daughter, Sophia (Marion Cotillard), … Continue reading

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