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Tenet

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “What’s happened, happened.” Tenet, released in 2020 A man wakes up and finds he no longer works for the CIA, as he’s been declared dead. He’s needed for the most important of important tasks — stop World War III. When he meets the first person who explains any of it to him, he finds […]

The Man from UNCLE

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{4.5/5} “Don’t ever make the calamitous error of mistaking my deliberate shortsightedness for blindness.” The Man from UNCLE, released in 2015 Napoleon Solo works for the CIA, after having gone on a spree of art theft across Europe. He’s in East Berlin to grab the daughter of a scientist whose knowledge of nuclear weapons they […]

Batman: Hush

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{4.5/5} “Bruce Wayne, this is Clark Kent.’ ‘I believe we’ve met.’” Batman: Hush, released in 2019 Hush shoots Batman out of the sky and he’s hurt badly. At Hush’s request, Bane and Poison Ivy were working together to get a bunch of cash from a kidnapping. Catwoman helped too, because Ivy was controlling her. Meanwhile, […]

The Sixth Sense

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{5/5} “They don’t have meetings about rainbows.” The Sixth Sense, released in 1999 Dr. Malcolm Crowe is a child psychologist who is trying to help a kid named Cole Spear. He’s had outbursts at school, he says he’s a “freak,” and he passes out after being locked in a closet. Malcolm gains Cole’s trust and […]

Seraphim Falls

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{5/5} “‘What do you want?’ ‘I’d have thought that was obvious seein’ as I’ve been shootin’ at ya.’” Seraphim Falls, released in 2006 In 1868 five men on a horse are chasing one man on a horse. One of the five shoots the man in the arm, and then he’s on the run on foot. […]

Bird Box

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{5/5} “Coulda been your babysitter.” Bird Box, released in 2018 Mallory and 2 children she calls “Girl” and “Boy” are going for a long trip down a river. She tells them in very strong terms that they must keep their blindfolds on. She puts her own blindfold on, and counts the steps to the boat. […]

It Had to Be You

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{5/5} “‘I think you’re a 10… Why, what do you think I am?’ ‘I think we just grade differently.’” It Had to Be You, released in 2015 Sonia finds out that Chris is going to propose, and she freaks out. She loves him, but she just isn’t sure she’s ready for marriage. Although 2 of […]

The Croods: A New Age

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{4.5/5} “Let’s jump more stuff.” The Croods: A New Age, released in 2020 The Croods come across the Bettermans, who live in a giant treehouse and plant their own food. The Bettermans seem friendly, but what they really want is for Guy to get together with their daughter Dawn. And as for the Croods, they […]

Wonder Woman 1984

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{4/5} “The stone has travelled the world to seemingly random and different places but they all have one thing in common. Their civilizations collapsed catastrophically, without a trace as to why.” Wonder Woman 1984, released in 2020 In the 1980s Diana Prince works at the Smithsonian. She becomes Wonder Woman when she is needed, keeping […]

Soul

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{5/5} “The tune is just an excuse to bring out the you.” Soul, released in 2020 Joe is a middle school band teacher, but he really wants to play jazz piano. On the day he gets a gig with one of his idols, he falls down a manhole. He finds himself on the path to […]