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Léon: The Professional

11/03/2016

9:30pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...he_Professional

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

 

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My Awkward Sexual Adventure

19/03/2016

12:25am

SBS ONE

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...exual_Adventure

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.

 

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

06/04/2016

10:40pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...%281978_film%29

In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

 

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Apocalypto

28/04/2016

9:30pm

NITV

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...wiki/Apocalypto

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.

 

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The Social Network

08/06/2016

8:30pm

9Go!

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia..._Social_Network

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

 

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Independence Day: Resurgence

26/06/2016

7:00pm

Hoyts

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...Day:_Resurgence

 

Independence Day Resurgence is set 20 years after the alien invasion that occurred in the first Independece Day movie, with humanity having united in the face of their common enemy, adapting alien technology with human technology in the hope to stave off another attack. When one of the big harvester ships arrives to finish what was started two decades ago, humanity is put to the test.

 

Being a fan of the first movie, I was really pumped to see this one, and I was not disappointed. All of the original cast [that mattered] returned (with the exception of Will Smith, who was more of a side-show than a worthwhile character imo), making it really feel like a sequel instead of a reboot. The storyline is consistent with the first movie and the 20-year time-jump, the graphics are fantastic, the pacing is on point and the action delivers. Where the first movie was all about the disasterous nature of the alien invasion, the sequel is all about the battle to defend the planet and kick their ass.

 

Fans of Sci-fi and Action movies will definitely enjoy ID2, however anyone that hates Action and hates Science Fiction will likely not.

 

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Warcraft

27/06/2016

7:00pm

Hoyts

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...raft_%28film%29

 

In a fantasy kingdom consisting of many races, an unknown enemy appears, threatening the peace and endangering the lives of all that dwell in the realm. Can the humans defend against the Orc invasion, and what will become of the invaders?

 

Personally, I enjoyed this movie, which is a surprise considering I'm neither a WoW fan/player nor a fan of Fantasy movies in general. I saw Warcraft with my old man (he's not a fan of the Fantasy genre either), and he both enjoyed it and hoped there would be a sequel. His comment at the end was "that was so much better than the Lord Of the Rings", a statement with which I would agree. When you compare the two (pick any movie from the LoTR trilogy) the pacing of Warcraft is significantly better, the graphics are better, the fighting is more satisfying, and the focus is more on the plot instead of an annoying circle-jerk of "character development".

 

If you're a big fan of the LoTR, Fantasy or Action movies, then I expect you'll enjoy this movie, despite it being based on a MMORPG game. If you get off on hours of dialogue and panoramic shots of New Zealand, then this might not appeal to you, as the focus really is on battle rather than chit-chat.

 

 

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Falling Down

20/07/2016

11:00pm

9Go!

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falling_Down

A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

 

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Cocaine Cowboys

02/09/2016

8:30pm

ABC2

Documentary

 

https://en.wikipedia...Cocaine_Cowboys

"Cocaine Cowboys" is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States, told by the people who made it all happen.

 

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Moon

03/09/2016

12:30am

9 Adelaide

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia...wiki/Moon_(film)

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

 

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Blue Velvet

23/09/2016

11:10pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Velvet_(film)

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.

 

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Argo

06/10/2016

8:30pm

9Go!

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argo_(2012_film)

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

 

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Warm Bodies

31/10/2016

9:30pm

7flix Adelaide

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warm_Bodies_(film)

After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

 

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