Movies

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The Green Planet (1996)

Request: A film about a vegan planet that sends a messenger to Earth, where she faces cultural shock and pollution. The film was [marketed as] "banned" in the EU and neglected in the rest of the world, but it is now available online with subtitles.

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

the story of two siblings and war orphans, Seita and Setsuko, and their desperate struggle to survive during the final months of World War II... ranked as one of the greatest war films of all time and is recognized as a major work of Japanese animation -- wikipedia.

Jumanji (1995)

Angry board game wreaks havoc on the unwitting players, including a child trapped inside of it for 26 years.

American Beauty (1999)

Calibrated at 380 in Truth vs. Falsehood, one does not expect the paraphilic theme (fantasizing about a minor) central to the film. ADAP calibration identifies the overall average consciousness depicted.

The Sixth Sense (1999)

Calibrated at 310 in TvF, but that seems to be the only the ending, not the whole movie.

Taxi Driver (1976)

The 360 calibration in TvF must refer only to the all-too-brief denouement in which acceptance is the surprise ending. The rest of the movie is brooding, seedy, increasingly dark, and at the climax shockingly violent.

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Calibrated in TvF at 395, one expects a happy film. Bee Gees music aside, it isn't. The ADAP calibration provides the overall average result. Doc's calibration indicates the high-end average awareness.

The Big Blue (1988)

The movie Dr. Hawkins calibrated at 700.

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

'added to the United States' National Film Registry in 2020 as a work considered to be "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant' -- wikipedia. Calibrated at 70 in TvF.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

"taking place in and around Los Angeles on an estimated $94–102 million budget... it [was] the most expensive film made at the time. The advanced visual effects... include the first use of a computer-generated main character in a blockbuster film" -- wikipedia.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Rated 8.9/10 on IMDB by 2.2 million votes. Calibrated at 25 in Truth vs. Falsehood.

Eat, Pray, Love (2010)

biographical romantic drama film starring Julia Roberts as Elizabeth Gilbert, based on Gilbert's 2006 memoir of the same name -- wikipedia.

Poor Things (2023)

received 11 nominations at both the 77th British Academy Film Awards and the 96th Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Picture, respectively. At the Golden Globe Awards, it won Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy -- wikipedia.

Rush Hour (1998)

Request: it's one of my favorite movies. It was extremely popular when it released and set Jackie Chan on the map in the west for its comedy and solid action sequences. Its also praised for portraying Asian culture positively.

Brother Bear (2003)

follows an Alaska native boy named Kenai as he pursues a bear and kills it, but the Spirits, incensed by this unnecessary death, change Kenai into a bear himself as punishment. In order to be human again, Kenai must travel to a mountain where the Northern lights touch the earth.