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Welcome to Marwen

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “‘Does she have a cow?’ ‘Got caught in the crossfire. Cowlateral damage.’” Welcome to Marwen, released in 2018 Mark likes wearing women’s shoes and for that was beaten up badly by five guys. Now he only goes out to specific places where he knows people. He spends much of his time on his model […]

Sorry to Bother You

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{4.5/5} “I feel like these metaphors have not been cleared for this pep rally.” Sorry to Bother You, released in 2018 Cassius gets a new job as a telemarketer. The old guy next to him gives him a suggestion — use his “white voice.” Once he starts doing that, he makes a lot more sales. […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

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{5/5} “Would you believe me if I told you I was sent here from the future?” X-Men: Days of Future Past, released in 2014 In the future machines called sentinels are wiping out mutants and all who help them. It’s a war that’s being lost. Professor X and Magneto come up with a plan — […]

Interstellar

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{5/5} “The only thing that can move across dimensions like time is gravity.” Interstellar, released in 2014 Cooper was a pilot, until the world didn’t need pilots any more. It needed farmers, so he became a farmer. Until a gravity anomaly led him to a top-secret facility — NASA — where they want him to […]

The Fifth Element

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{4.5/5} “Anybody else want to negotiate?” The Fifth Element, released in 1997 Evil is threatening the galaxy, and only the Fifth Element can stop it. Through a complicated series of events Leeloo, the Fifth Element, crashes into Korben Dallas’s taxi and he rescues her instead of turning her over to the police. They travel to […]

Prospect

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{4/5} “You know, eventually you’re going to have to trust me.” Prospect, released in 2018 Damon and his teenage daughter Cee have been in space for years. When their ship experiences trouble and they land unexpectedly, Damon locates a gem that other prospectors have carelessly left behind. Cee thinks they should cash in and leave […]

Captain Marvel

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{4.5/5} “You know anything about a lady blowing up a Blockbuster? Witnesses say she was dressed for laser tag.” Captain Marvel, released in 2019 Vers is a Kree soldier, dedicated to serving her commander and Supreme Intelligence, the AI that rules their society. She doesn’t have any memory before 6 years ago, though. When she […]

First Man

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{5/5} “When you get a different vantage point it changes your perspective. I don’t know what space exploration will uncover, but I don’t think it’ll be exploration just for the sake of exploration. I think it’ll be more the fact that it allows us to see things that maybe we should’ve seen a long time […]

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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{5/5} “Sand is overrated. It’s just tiny, little rocks.” Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, released in 2004 Joel ditches work one day and meets Clementine on the beach. She seems a bit unusual but over the course of a few encounters he warms up to her and they begin a relationship. Sometime later when […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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{4.5/5} “I just need to destroy this big machine real quick before the space-time continuum collapses. Don’t move.” Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, released in 2018 Miles Morales is having normal teenager problems when he’s bit by a spider and gains the power of Spider-Man. But there’s already a Spider-Man, so who does that make him? […]