[#366Flicks] The Magnificent Twenty-One

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There are no original ideas left. Every story that can be conceived already has been. Take heart in knowing that no matter what great narrative you’ve dreamed up, someone has already done it, and better. Time is cyclical, the snake is eating its tail, nothing changes ’cause it’s all the same, the world you get’s the one you give away, it all just happens again way down the line.

But hey, no pressure, creators!

(Spoilers within.)

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[#366Flicks] Everything that’s old is new again.


“Hey, guys, my sister and her friends disappeared and probably died horribly when they went camping in those cursed woods. Despite the massive search for them and it being twenty years later, this blurry YouTube video makes me think she may somehow still be alive in there! Wanna go camping with me to try and find them?”

“….yeah, no.”


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[#366Flicks] While my shamisen gently weeps.


A young boy must go on a quest to retrieve three magical golden items, each one requiring the defeat of a great foe to acquire. He’ll meet mystical characters, use unconventional weapons, and discover new powers to help him along the way. Only once he has all three golden objects will he be able to defeat the magical inhuman being threatening his existence.


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[#366Flicks] Albuquerque

Wrong Turn

Your magnanimous movie maestro has just returned from a road trip from his home in the Deep South all the way up to the wild suburbs of Illinois. Next week he’ll be headed all the way to Atlanta for DragonCon. What better way to celebrate all this time on the open road than by watching all six of the Wrong Turn movies?

Wait…there are SIX of these things? Oy. You’d think after four wrong turns they’d be going the right direction again.

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[#366Flicks] I like the beats and the shouting.

Star Trek Beyond

Minor spoiler alert right at the top, I’ll mention plot points from Star Trek: Beyond that some may consider a “Big Deal” but nothing that isn’t in any of the trailers. You see, this third entry into the modern movie universe of Star Trek takes our bold crew through a rite of passage that all eventually must go through. It’s a time honored tradition that was inevitable.

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