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 […]

The Bookshop

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{5/5} “In the case of biographies, it’s better, I find, if they’re about good people, whereas novels are much more interesting if they are about nasty people.” The Bookshop, released in 2017 Florence decides to open a bookshop. She’s startled to run into opposition from people who think they know better than her. She’s also […]

Unknown

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{4.5/5} “A person can awaken from a coma convinced of a reality that was previously only fantasy.” Unknown, released in 2011 Martin Harris arrives with his wife Liz in Berlin for a biotechnology conference. He is in a coma for 4 days after being in an accident. After waking up he returns to the hotel. […]

Non-Stop

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{5/5} “Are you bribing me?” Non-Stop, released in 2014 Bill is an air marshal who has never gotten used to taking off in a plane. A flight to London seems normal until he gets a text, from a passenger who says they’re going to kill someone in 20 minutes unless he manages to put $150 […]

Blue Bloods (season 9)

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{4.5/5} “Waiting to make the perfect decision means you’ll never make any decision.” Blue Bloods season 9, aired in 2018-19 Erin has been promoted, but she’s not sure how to feel about it because her former boss was murdered. Jamie and Eddie are engaged and they intend to still ride together — even though everyone, […]

The Da Vinci Code

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{4/5} “People rarely notice things right in front of their eyes, don’t you find?” The Da Vinci Code, released in 2006 Robert Langdon is a symbologist giving a lecture in Paris. He’s called to the Louvre where a murder has taken place. The man who was murdered left a cryptic message in his own blood […]

Welcome to Marwen

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{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 […]

Jason Bourne

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are all of the movies in this series, which stars Matt Damon as the title character. Except for The Bourne Legacy, which features Jeremy Renner as a different character similar to Bourne. I’ve seen the first 3 more than once. They’re loosely based on books by Robert Ludlum, and there was a mini-series version […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 12)

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{5/5} “‘I took a second job.’ ‘You? You barely have enough energy for one.’” — Higgins & Crabtree Murdoch Mysteries season 12, aired in 2018-19 William and Julia move into their own home, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Higgins resigns after Brackenreid gets upset at how much work time he’s spending planning his […]

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 […]