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Castle in the Sky

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{4/5} “The tree. We protected it, so it protects us.” Castle in the Sky, released in 1986 Pazu catches a girl who falls from the sky, Sheeta. Pirates are after her, for some reason. Sheeta has a crystal that lets her float — that might be the reason. Laputa is a legendary castle that floats […]

The Suicide Squad

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{4/5} “Recently I made a promise to myself that the next time I got a boyfriend I’d be on the lookout for red flags. And if I saw any, I would do the healthy thing, and I would murder him.” — Harley Quinn The Suicide Squad, released in 2021 The Suicide Squad is on a […]

The Water Man

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{4/5} “You didn’t happen to bring a can opener or anything, did you?” The Water Man, released in 2020 Gunner’s mom has leukemia. He learns about the local myth of the Water Man, who might actually be real. A man tells him the story of how the Water Man drowned but came back to life, […]

Waterworld

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{4/5} “Mutation!” Waterworld, released in 1995 The mariner survives on a world covered in water with no land by finding things at the bottom of the ocean and trading them. When he brings a jar of dirt to an atoll, he briefly becomes the richest man around. There’s not much to buy at the only […]

Thor: Love and Thunder

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{4/5} “Another classic Thor adventure.” Thor: Love and Thunder, released in 2022 Thor discovers that someone is killing all gods and they are coming for Asgardians next. He goes to face this new threat with his friend Korg, and is surprised to find his ex-girlfriend Jane. Jane has had cancer. When she went to New […]

Eurovision Song Contest: Fire Saga

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{4/5} “That sweater’s really angry.” Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, released in 2020 Lars and Sigrit have been singing together since they were kids. This year they won the Iceland song contest, because all the other entrants were mysteriously killed in a boat explosion. They travel to Scotland for the Eurovision Song […]

Chaos Walking

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{4/5} “‘You didn’t just think there were two settlements in all of New World, did you?’ ‘No, of course not. Thought it was one.’” Chaos Walking, released in 2021 Todd lives on New World, where all the men think their thoughts out loud — the call it “the noise.” Some of them can control it […]

Lightyear

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{4/5} “Mission failure imminent. Please record your last words.” Lightyear, released in 2022 Buzz Lightyear’s ship gets stranded on a planet with giant vines that try to strangle you. He and his team take a year to gather the resources on the planet that they need in order to fix their ship. His first test […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

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{4/5} “You’re only using the other worlds to apply special skills, do you understand? If you fall for the temptation you can invite contradiction, chaos… You could die, or far worse.” Everything Everywhere All at Once, released in 2022 Evelyn runs a laundromat, she looks after her father, and she’s planning a Chinese New Year’s […]

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — Bloodletter

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “What Sisko didn’t tell him — and he wasn’t about to, either — was that he’d been prepared to grant the doctor’s request from the beginning. But now, Bashir had learned to fight for what he believed in; now, he was that much closer to being an officer as well as a doctor.” Star […]