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Match Me If You Can

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Everything in my life has told me that’s not enough. That I’m not enough. But I guess I never really believed it before.” Match Me If You Can, released in 2023 Kip is a software engineer, and occasionally spends her evenings pretending to be chased by zombies. One evening she has to spend her […]

Gattaca

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{5/5} “If you’re going to pretend like you don’t care, don’t look up.” Gattaca, released in 1997 Vincent is on track to go into space — to Titan. But he does a lot of extra things every day that people don’t know about to ensure that happens. His DNA is genetically inferior, so he makes […]

Minority Report

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{5/5} “Where’s my minority report?” Minority Report, released in 2002 John Anderton is chief of the Precog crime unit in Washington DC. The precogs are three people with an unusual talent — they can see murders in the future. Now they say that John himself will commit a murder — he will shoot a man […]

Damsel

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{4/5} “For generations it has been our task, our duty, to protect our people. The price is dear, but so too the reward.” Damsel, released in 2024 Elodie’s kingdom has fallen on hard times and her father has made a deal which relies on her marrying a prince she’s never met. When they arrive at […]

The Fugitive

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{5/5} “What I want out of each and every one of you is a hard target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse, and doghouse in that area.” The Fugitive, released in 1993 When Dr. Richard Kimble is convicted of the murder of his wife and sent to jail, the bus he’s […]

Landscape with Invisible Hand

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{4.5/5} “We could always consider doing a courtship broadcast.” Landscape with Invisible Hand, released in 2023 Adam befriends the new kid in class, Chloe. He even invites her and her family over to stay the night, because they don’t have a place to live. Their former teacher, a human, killed himself because he lost his […]

Nimona

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{5/5} “I love the secret lair. The garbage and the smell of sadness really pull the whole thing together.” Nimona, released in 2023 A thousand years after Gloreth rid the realm of monsters, a commoner is becoming a knight for the first time, Ballister. At his knighting ceremony some energy streaks out of his sword […]

The Island

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{4.4/5} “The whole reason you exist is because everyone wants to live forever. It’s the new American dream.” The Island, released in 2005 Most of the Earth’s population has been wiped out by disease, and the people who are left live in a very structured society. They eat what they’re told, work on what they’re […]

57 Seconds

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{4.5/5} “We have developed the neural technology that allows you to be your best self. Without even trying. You’re still you. Just the best you.” 57 Seconds, released in 2023 Franklin manages to sneak backstage to meet his favourite tech guru, Anton Burrell, When a man tries to shoot Anton, Franklin saves his life. In […]

Mavka: The Forest Song

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{4/5} “Mavka, let’s find you an outfit that says I’m a non-alarming local human.” Mavka: The Forest Song, released in 2023 Because of a tragedy ages ago, the humans on one side of the Dark Mountain and spirits on the other side leave each other alone. Mavka is a spirit, who brings the forest back […]