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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{3.5/5} “Does ‘phone’ mean something different in the future?” Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, released in 2017 Four high school kids in detention come across a Jumanji video game. When they start to play it they’re sucked into the world of the game. They don’t look like themselves any more — they look like the […]

The X-Files (season 11)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{3.5/5} “I’ll always be around, Scully, offering bulletproof theories of genius that you fail to assail with your inadequate rationality.” The X-Files season 11, aired in 2018 Scully has a seizure. She has visions of the Cigarette Smoking Man and his plan to use a plague to wipe out most of humanity, including Mulder. She […]

Firebase (volume 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{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 […]

Hulk Visionaries: Peter David Vol. 1

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{3.5/5} “If I die… now… my whole life was nothing! All the destruction I’ve caused… unatoned for. It can’t have all been a waste!” Hulk Visionaries: Peter David Vol. 1 by Peter David & Todd McFarlane, published in 2005 (comics originally published in 1987-88) Bruce Banner has finally gotten rid of his Hulk. But there’s […]

The World Is Not Enough

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{3.5/5} “Can’t you just say hello like a normal person?” The World Is Not Enough, released in 1999 M sends James Bond to protect Elektra King — she thinks the terrorist known as Renard will try to kill her. Bond finds her building an oil pipeline in Azerbaijan. When he tells her she might be […]

Mission: Impossible II

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{3.5/5} “If you look at Hunt’s operational history, and I have, you’ll notice that he invariably favours misdirection over confrontation.” Mission: Impossible II, released in 2000 Ethan Hunt’s mission is to recover something called Chimera, which he eventually finds out is a deadly virus. It’s been stolen by another IMF agent, Sean Ambrose. One of […]

The Huntsman: Winter’s War

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{3.5/5} “How lucky you are.” The Huntsman: Winter’s War, released in 2016 Freya leaves her sister Ravenna and creates her own kingdom. With her newfound magic she becomes the Ice Queen. She kidnaps children from across the land and turns them into soldiers — very good ones. Because of the devastating loss of her baby […]

Minions

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{3.5/5} “King Bob has officially changed the law, clearing the way for Scarlett Overkill to be crowned Queen of England… If I wasn’t so polite, I’d say this spells certain doom for the country, if not the world. But I’m so very polite that I shall keep my mouth shut. But seriously, we’re all in […]

You Only Live Twice

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{3.5/5} “I must say I am disappointed with the ease with which I could pull you in. The one thing my honourable mother taught me long ago was never to get into a car with a strange girl. But you, I’m afraid, will get into anything. With any girl.” You Only Live Twice, released in […]

From Russia with Love

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{3.5/5} “I’ve had a particularly fascinating life. Would you like to hear about it?” From Russia with Love, released in 1963 SPECTRE is after an encryption device and to get it they’re setting a trap for the Russians and the British. They know that the British will send their best agent, James Bond — who […]