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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{3/5} “If she can see how crazed I can be without a cause, think how crazed she will imagine I can be with one.” The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, released in 2018 Toby is directing a movie about Don Quixote in Spain. When he returns to the village where he made a student film […]

Shazam!

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{4.5/5} “Oh hey there, son. Oh hey there, other son that I also have that’s related to that son I just passed in the hallway.” Shazam! released in 2019 Billy Batson has been running away from foster homes in order to look for his mom. Now a group home has taken him in, and the […]

Every Day

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{4.5/5} “I’ve seen so much. I know what makes each person different, and what makes everyone the same.” Every Day, released in 2018 Rhiannon has a particularly fun day with her boyfriend Nathan. The next day he barely looks at her and meanwhile, there’s a new girl at school shadowing her. The next day she […]

Spider-Man: Far from Home

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{5/5} “Cue the lightning.” Spider-Man: Far from Home, released in 2019 Peter Parker is on a summer trip to Europe with his class. But Nick Fury interrupts his fun because he needs him on a mission. He must help Mysterio defeat the Elementals. Peter just wants to give MJ a present at the Eiffel Tower […]

Pretty Woman

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{5/5} “In case I forget to tell you later, I had a really good time tonight.” Pretty Woman, released in 1990 Edward buys companies and chops them into pieces and sells them. Vivian is a hooker. Edward makes a deal with Vivian to spend the week with him. He introduces her to polo and opera, […]

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

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{4.5/5} “Logic, logic, logic… Logic is the beginning of wisdom, Valeris, not the end.” — Spock Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, released in 1991 The Klingon moon Praxis, a key energy facility, has exploded, leaving them vulnerable. Spock has been in conversation with Chancellor Gorkon to open negotiations. Kirk and the Enterprise have been […]

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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{4/5} “‘I am well versed in the classics, Doctor.’ ‘Then how come you don’t know “Row, row, row your boat”?’” — Spock & McCoy Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, released in 1989 The new Enterprise isn’t quite space worthy yet but it’s called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Galactic Peace, where someone has […]

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

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{5/5} “‘Sure you won’t change your mind?’ ‘Is there something wrong with the one I have?’” — Gillian & Spock Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, released in 1986 Admiral James T. Kirk and his officers head toward Earth to face charges. When they get close they’re greeted by a startling announcement — a probe […]

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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{5/5} “Aye, and if my grandmother had wheels she’d be a wagon.” Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, released in 1984 Admiral James T. Kirk realizes after talking with Sarek that Spock had transferred his katra to Dr. McCoy before he died. Sarek tells him to bring both McCoy and Spock to Vulcan. The […]

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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{5/5} “I have been, and always shall be, your friend.” Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, released in 1982 Admiral James T. Kirk is on a training cruise on the Enterprise when he gets a puzzling message from Carol Marcus, in charge of the Genesis Project. Genesis is a method of turning a lifeless […]