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 […]

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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{3.5/5} “And they probably redesigned the whole sickbay too. I know engineers — they love to change things.” Star Trek: The Motion Picture, released in 1979 A giant cloud of great destructive power is heading directly toward Earth. Admiral Kirk takes command of the Enterprise in order to investigate. McCoy reluctantly comes aboard when Kirk […]

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 […]

Welcome to Happiness

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{4.5/5} “It’s just a bout of anticipatory nostalgia.” Welcome to Happiness, released in 2015 Woody is a children’s book author who has an apartment with an unusual feature. There’s a portal in the closet. When people show up unexpectedly to his place he asks them a few questions, and if they answer correctly he shows […]

Monsters

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{4/5} “Do you know how much money your father’s company pays for a picture of a child killed by a creature? $50 000. Do you know how much money I get paid for a picture of a happy child? Nothing.” Monsters, released in 2010 The US and Mexico have been battling against aliens for years […]

Pixar movies

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Here’s an update to this list. Toy Story movies Toy Story 1995 -> 5/5 Toy Story 2 1999 -> 5/5 Toy Story 3 2010 -> 4.5/5 Toy Story 4 2019 -> 5/5 Monsters, Inc. movies Monsters, Inc. 2001 -> 5/5 Monsters University 2013 -> 4.5/5 Finding Nemo movies Finding Nemo 2003 -> 4.5/5 Finding Dory […]

Toy Story 4

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{5/5} “To infinity and beyond.” Toy Story 4, released in 2019 Bonnie makes herself a new toy at kindergarten named Forky. Forky is mostly a spork so he has some trouble understanding he’s a toy. When Bonnie’s family goes on vacation, Woody reunites with Bo Peep at an antique store. He also meets Gabby Gabby, […]

Toy Story 3

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{4.5/5} “Are you classically trained?” Toy Story 3, released in 2010 Andy is 17, and doesn’t play with his toys any more. He’s going off to college so his mom says he has to do something with them. Andy decides to put them in the attic, but through a series of misadventures they end up […]