Gifted

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “He wanted me before I was smart.” Gifted, released in 2017 Mary is going to school for the first time. She has been home schooled by her uncle Frank but he says he’s taught her everything she knows. He wants her to make some friends. Mary is a mathematical genius and is not sure […]

Firebase (volume 1)

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{3.5/5} “Objects were put in your path to shield you, put there to protect you at exactly the right moment, to shield you from the right piece of shrapnel. It’s almost as if life itself knew you were coming. The universe keeping you alive, saving you, as though it has a plan for you.” Firebase […]

Home Alone

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{4.5/5} “Ma’am, I’m eight years old. You think I would be here alone? I don’t think so.” Home Alone, released in 1990 Kevin McCallister is 8 years old. His parents accidentally leave him home alone when they fly to Paris for the holidays. There are 11 kids between 2 families, and when they were counting […]

The Lego Batman Movie

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{5/5} “Gotham tower, this is MacGuffin Airlines flight 1138. We are transporting 11 million sticks of dynamite, 17 000 pounds of C4, about 150 cute little classic bomb-type bombs, and two best friends. Request permission to fly over the most crime-ridden city in the world, over.” The Lego Batman Movie, released in 2017 Batman defeats […]

Rakka (volume 1)

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{4.5/5} “The ones that are experimented on, who survive. The very few. Her theory is it’s because they have some kind of predisposition. They’re savants of some kind. And Amir is like that.” Rakka volume 1, released in 2017 Aliens have invaded Earth and things are not going well for humans. They’re trying to fight […]

X-Men movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. The 1st X-Men trilogy X-Men 2000 -> 3.5/5 X2: X-Men United 2003 -> 4.5/5 X-Men: The Last Stand 2006 -> 2/5 The 2nd/prequel X-Men series X-Men: First Class 2011 -> 4.5/5 X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014 -> 5/5 X-Men: Apocalypse 2016 -> 4.5/5 X-Men: Dark Phoenix 2018 […]

Logan

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{4.5/5} “Don’t be what they made you.” Logan, released in 2017 In the future Logan and Charles are all that’s left of the X-Men, and they’re not doing so well. They run into a girl named Laura who has the same powers as Logan. Of course, some not-so-nice people are after her. They hear about […]

Speech & Debate

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{4/5} “Getting people to listen to you is the opposite of getting people to like you.” Speech & Debate, released in 2017 Diwata fails to get cast in a major role in the school musical. Solomon isn’t allowed to write about what he wants to write about in the school paper. And Howie’s request to […]

Split

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{4.5/5} “An individual with multiple personalities can change their body chemistry with their thoughts.” Split, released in 2016 Kevin has 23 different identities that each take over his body from time to time. He sees a psychologist, and has been able to hold down a job for 10 years. So he seems to be doing […]

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

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{4/5} “Marshal Ray Carter. I’m Alex Munday. I’ll be your rescuer today.” Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, released in 2003 Data about people in the witness protection program is stored on two rings — you have to combine them to get the data. They’ve both been stolen. The angels are hired to track down the rings […]