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A Simple Favor

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’ve seen him with his wife. Let me tell you, they’ve got more chemistry than a science fair.” A Simple Favor, released in 2018 Stephanie’s friend Emily is missing. They’ve only been friends for a few weeks — their sons go to school together. They’ve bonded over martinis. At least, Stephanie thinks they have. […]

Final Report

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “I don’t know much about science, but I know this: They didn’t land a spaceship on a comet using anecdotal evidence, and they didn’t calibrate the rate of descent using focus groups.” Final Report by Rick Mercer, published in 2018 This is mostly a collection of Rick Mercer’s rants from his TV show, Rick […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — Live by the Code

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{5/5} “Mayweather… tried to imagine wanting the experience he’d undergone inside the Ware, believing it was necessary and just. Would it really be so wrong for someone to free him from that condition, that conviction, over his protests? Would he be better off staying inside? He couldn’t believe that.” Star Trek: Enterprise — Rise of […]

Source Code

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “It’s the new me.” Source Code, released in 2011 A soldier wakes up in someone else’s body. He’s on a train and he has 8 minutes to find out who is planning on bombing it. When he fails, he tries again. When he returns to real life he communicates with a woman named Goodwin […]

Elf

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{5/5} “Human, raised by humans.” Elf, released in 2003 Buddy is a human but he was raised by elves — at the North Pole. When he finally discovers his true heritage, he decides to visit New York to visit his father. His father turns out to be a not-so-nice businessman who initially thinks Buddy is […]

Fahrenheit 11/9

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{5/5} “You know Trump was looking at this whole Flint water poisoning and he’s got to be thinking, ‘Wow, the governor got away with poisoning a majority black city. What will I be able to get away with?’” Fahrenheit 11/9, released in 2018 Michael Moore wants to remind you of horrible things about Donald Trump […]

Proof

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{5/5} “I thought I should get all those ideas down while they were in my head.” Proof, released in 2005 Catherine’s father has passed away. He was a mathematical genius who was sick for many years. Hal, who works in the math department that her father worked in, wants to look at her dad’s notebooks […]

Race

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{5/5} “The moment that gun go off can’t nothin’ stop me. Not colour, not money, not fear, not even hate. There ain’t no black and white. There’s only fast and slow.” Race, released in 2016 Jesse Owens goes to Ohio State to run track with the best coach, Larry Snyder. With Owens’s natural talent and […]

Monsters, Inc.

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{5/5} “Your stunned silence is very reassuring.” Monsters, Inc., released in 2001 In the monster world, monsters scare kids in order to captures their screams — the screams are what they use for power. But it’s dangerous work because kids are toxic to monsters. When Sully accidentally brings a kid back to the monster world, […]

Sense and Sensibility

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{5/5} “Oh, my dears, what a commotion.” Sense and Sensibility, released in 1995 When Mr. Dashwood dies he leaves his home to his son, because of the law. That means his second wife and three daughters must move out, which they’re not happy about. When Elinor Dashwood meets her half brother’s brother-in-law Edward, she finds […]