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Archive: August, 2019

Movie Review | Avatar

Avatar is a fast-paced action/adventure/sci-fi movie. The main character is Jake Sully, an ex-marine who is paralyzed from the waist down. He is called on a mission to the planet of Pandora to replace his twin brother. His consciousness is transferred to his brother’s avatar after which he is tasked with gaining the trust of …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Monster in the Mind

Monster in the Mind is a compelling documentary about a journalist’s inquiry concerning the background information of the next plague: Alzheimer’s. Many carry this disease, and there are actually multiple types of it. The journalist’s questions lead her all around the world, to different researchers, doctors, scientists, and geneticists. In this interesting documentary, the subject, …

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TV Show Review | Lost: Season One

Have you ever wondered how you would survive being stranded on an island after a gruesome plane crash? For the surviving passengers of Oceanic Flight 815, that question has become a reality. After crashing onto an undiscovered island, 40 complete strangers must work together to last the island and get rescued. However, more dangers are …

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Movie Review | The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much (PN 1995.9 .D4 M36 2006) is one of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thrillers. Dr. Ben McKenna is on vacation with his wife Jo and son Hank in Morocco when a random encounter with a suspicious stranger ends up drastically changing the course of their trip. The stranger was killed in …

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Movie Review | Spirited Away

Spirited Away (PN 1995.9 .A53 D64 2003) by the famous Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, follows a girl named Chihiro and her parents as they move to their new home. On their way, they stumble across a seemingly abandoned amusement park. Although, the park is anything but ordinary, in fact it is a vacation spot for spirits. …

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Movie Review | Iron Monkey

Iron Monkey is a kung fu film with some of the biggest names in martial arts like Donnie Yen. A corrupt government official terrorizes a small town in China and a vigilante rises up in order to bring peace and stability to their town. With thrilling fight scenes and a moving story, this is a …

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Documentary Review | Jodorowsky’s Dune

The documentary about the inspiration for the science fiction genre as we know it. In 1974, the rights to the science fiction novel Dune were purchased and a rising star in the film industry, Alejandro Jodorowsky was set to direct it. This documentary chronicles his journey to search for warriors to adapt the novel into …

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Movie Review | The Lincoln Hypothesis: A Fireside Event

This film is a recorded fireside event with Timothy Ballard. The audience is seated in the background while Brother Ballard explains his hypothesis regarding the role of religion and God in Lincoln’s life and the overall outcome of the American Civil War. Over the course of an hour, Brother Ballard explores the past starting with …

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Documentary Review | Nazi Hunters

This documentary follows the postwar story as the world seeks justice from the holocaust and as Nazi officials are sentenced for their war crimes. It relies heavily on authentic footage from the time period, with few interviews interspersed between. It examines the fate of Nazi soldiers in general and shows the many executions which took …

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Movie Review | Black Panther

Black Panther (PN 1995.9 .A3 B526 2018) is the story of a prince destined to be king. After Prince T’Challa’s father is killed, he is forced to take the throne of Wakanda to oversee and protect his beloved country. Unbeknownst to him, his cousin is planning to overthrow him and take complete control over Wakanda, …

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