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Total Recall (2012), a review
Total Recall (2012) a review
The Original Total Recall by Director Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger was just a fun, awesome ride. Based on a Philip K. Dick novel "We Can Remember it for you Wholesale", it showed Douglas Quaid, a somewhat ordinary, if particularly beefy, construction worker who instead of springing for an actual vacation to Mars, opts to use Total Recall, a Virtual Reality simulation with the added mystery of being a secret agent.
The fantasy of being a secret agent goes well except for one problem: it's an actual memory. Now, Quaid has to avoid assassins, his suddenly murderous wife, and somehow joins a mutant rebellion on Mars all while wondering if he's still dreaming. Visually inventive, extremely violent and to boot, it has a bit of social commentary along with it. "Hmm Mutants being treated as 2nd class citizens? I wonder what 'this' is referring to? Yes, I'll have another helping."
It's one of the few movies where the man-child 'like
Batman: The Dark Knight Rises review
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The Dark Knight Rises, a review
The tale is legend. The story has been retold countless times. And yet, the Batman saga continues to be a juggernaut for Warner Brothers as they continue to promote a new, darker, grittier Batman. Gone are the days of the high campy villains, the bad one-liners and the splash of color in favor of the dark and the seedy.
Christopher Nolan's take on Batman has become notable: rather than go for tongue-in-cheek, he goes for 'how can Batman exist in the real world'? The answer: have him be a symbol, have him work with the police and have Christian Bale do a really, really bad cover voice (s
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