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  • Æon Flux

    Æon Flux 2005

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2015 2

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    Film #30 of "Scavenger Hunt #4" Challenge!
    Task #16: A cyberpunk film!
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    Let's get this straight...this film pulls off many incredible feats.
    1) Adapts an iconic cartoon TV show into an incredible work of art.
    2) Completely nails the look and feel and even the quiet brooding mood of the original material. The worldbuilding captured here is remarkable.
    3) If you haven't watched the original series, the storyline renders an adaptation impossible. It is virtually unfilmable as…

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997

    ★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2015

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    Film #29 of "Scavenger Hunt #4" Challenge!
    Task #30: A film featuring dinosaurs!
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    I guess I hadn't seen this one. Some solid action and Jeff Goldblum made this movie shine. A sense of obligation to copy the first film and then the abrupt ending brought Lost World down quite a bit though.

    One thing is for sure though: Jeff Goldblum is a P-I-M-P. He easily steals this movie and makes it his. His leather jacket, his glasses,…

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  • Frank

    Frank 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2015 3

    The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 May, 2015 2

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    Film 18 of the "Scavenger Hunt #2" Challenge!
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    A disaster film involving any mode of transportation!

    I don't really even know what to say that hasn't already been said. This movie was awesome. My mind has been totally blown.

    However, I will say this about my experience with my local movie theater. The wife (RecycledSparks) and I went out and had some dinner and then headed over to the theater (we'd been looking forward to this for…