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Vivarium

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “You’re a mystery and I’m going to solve you.” Vivarium, released in 2019 Gemma and Tom are looking to buy a house. When they go to the real estate office, a guy named Martin tells them all about a new subdivision called Yonder. They aren’t expecting to buy a house there but they take […]

Onward

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{4/5} “Long ago, the world was full of wonder. It was adventurous. It was exciting. And most of all, there was magic.” Onward, released in 2020 Ian is turning 16 and wanted to invite some friends over for a party but doesn’t quite do it. He also doesn’t quite get onto the freeway during his […]

Emma.

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{5/5} “I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry. Fortune I do not want. Employment I do not want. Consequence I do not want.” Emma., released in 2020 Although Emma isn’t interested in marriage for herself, she prides herself on her ability to make matches for others. When her friend Harriett receives […]

Knives Out

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{5/5} “Physical evidence can tell a clear story with a forked tongue.” Knives Out, released in 2019 Harlan Thrombey is dead, and the police are trying to determine whether it was suicide or murder. Harlan was a wealthy author, and had just withdrawn his support from family members in various ways. The police, along with […]

The Aeronauts

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{5/5} “Mr. Glaisher, you’re airborne for the first time in your life. I suggest you spend less time frowning at me and more taking in this beautiful world we’ve just left.” The Aeronauts, released in 2019 Amelia Wren is a balloon pilot who makes a spectacle of herself when she goes up. James Glaisher is […]

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

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{4.5/5} A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, released in 2019 The sheep like to have fun. But each time they try something new, the dog forbids them from doing it. An alien lands on Earth and ends up at the farm, eventually conveying to Shaun that he needs to get back to his ship. Meanwhile, […]

The Dark Knight

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{4.5/5} “Some men aren’t looking for anything logical, like money. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.” The Dark Knight, released in 2008 Batman and Jim Gordon are working on taking down the mob in Gotham, when the Joker decides he’s not getting enough […]

Batman Begins

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{5/5} “You start pretending to have fun, you might even have a little by accident.” Batman Begins, released in 2005 Bruce Wayne leaves Gotham to learn how criminals think. Ducard finds him in jail and invites him to join the League of Shadows, headed by Ra’s Al Ghul. But when Ra’s Al Ghul informs him […]

Frozen II

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{4/5} “Come on, it’ll be fun. Assuming we don’t get stuck here, and no one ever finds us, and you starve and I give up.” Frozen II, released in 2019 Elsa, Queen of Arendelle, hears a voice that no one else can hear. It seems to be coming from the Enchanted Forest, which is covered […]

The Rock

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{5/5} “You know, you’re almost the only evidence that I exist.” The Rock, released in 1996 General Hummel wants the US military to tell the truth about soldiers who have died while conducting illegal operations in other countries. Since no one will listen to him, he and a handpicked group of men steal 15 VX […]