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  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★★

    Film # 17 of the "Scavenger Hunt # 24" Challenge
    Task # 9: A film by a director with one feature length film in their filmography you haven't seen
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    The iconic King Kong has had a full life. In 1933 he started building the Empire State Building. In 1976 there was the first official remake, although the story was different. And Peter Jackson did another try in 2005, with an amazing looking remake that was closer to the…

  • Me Before You

    Me Before You

    ★★★★★

    Film # 16 of the "Scavenger Hunt # 24" Challenge
    Task # 4: A film that has a title that could be easily mistaken for something dirty
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    In “Me Before You”, Emilia Clarke plays Louisa Clark, Lou for short. She is a 26 year old with a love for a colorful wardrobe and no ambitions. She still lives with her parents and gets silly job to support them. When she gets fired from the café she works at,…

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  • The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    ★★★★★

    In Shawshank prison, the inmates are doing serious time. Through the eyes of prisoner Red, we follow the story of Andy Dufresne who comes to Shawshank in 1947 for murdering his wife and her lover. Red and Andy become friends. Based on a story by Stephen King, the life in prison is a metaphor to real society. The prisoners settle for a life at Shawshank, they stop dreaming so nothing can get worse than it already is. The big guys…

  • The Prestige

    The Prestige

    ★★★★½

    Film # 10 of the "Scavenger Hunt #3" Challenge
    Task # 19: A film featuring twins or conjoined twins
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    In “The Prestige” we follow the lives of two magicians, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden. We meet them as they are trying to learn the art of magic. During one of their acts, something goes horribly wrong and the two allies become enemies. Everything is about the Prestige of the trick: what’s the other’s secret? How does he do…