But the good news is that, as more impact craters are dated with robust ages, the statistical analysis we did can be repeated over and over again — if there is such a pattern, it should become visible at some point. That means that there is presently no way to predict when a large asteroid collision may once again threaten life on Earth.
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Too smart? A buzzer in your skull will drown out all that pesky thinking. You will be equal. Like it or not. Utopia 58, built atop the ruins of North America, created perfect harmony. A society with no race, gender, or age. Pure equality. KB was born into this utopia. Killian Black was a billionaire business mogul who knew that the only way to survive the coming war would be to use his futuristic backup body cloning technology to protect himself, but when the bombs are dropped and he wakes up in a strange, post-apocalyptic desert wasteland cloning facility, he realizes that things have gone very, very wrong.
Years have passed, the staff are all dead or gone, and the backup process failed him. His clone was lost forever. Lilou Adler is a student at the Bastan college for applied physics: a magic school focused on training adult witches and warlocks to become enforcers. Gazzo , Dean Jagger. Votes: 9, Show me a man who is not afraid of being eaten by an alligator in a sewer, and I'll show you a fool. PG min Drama, Sport. Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful Yet Gaylord's competitive routines in "American Anthem" are the equivalent of a "Rocky" movie where Rocky knocks his opponent unconscious with the first swing.
R min Comedy, Fantasy, Horror. An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will. R min Comedy, Drama, Romance. PG min Drama, History, Romance. The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the s.
It is long and mostly told in the same flat monotone, but has one enormous advantage over the musical: It does not contain "I Whistle a Happy Tune. After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N. Take almost any 30 seconds at random, and you'd have a TV ad.
The movie is an assault on the eyes, the ears, the brain, common sense and the human desire to be entertained.
No matter what they're charging to get in, it's worth more to get out. R 99 min Drama, Mystery. Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her. She checks in to a ski resort to wait for Mark, Votes: Weak as the role is, she was nevertheless just about the inevitable choice to play it.
R min Action, Crime, Thriller. Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets. I believe bicycles can fly. I believe sharks can eat boats. I even believe pigs can talk. But I do not believe "Assassins," because this movie is filled with such preposterous impossibilities that Forrest Gump could have improved it with a quick rewrite.
R 85 min Comedy, Crime. Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie.
Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen. Votes: 3, R min Horror. An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her. It is, for example, completely implausible in its approach to the science of archaeology-- so hilariously inaccurate, indeed, that I can recommend the move to archeologists without any reservations whatsoever.
They'll bust a gut. PG min Biography, Drama, Sport. PG 97 min Comedy, Crime, Family. Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin. PG 91 min Comedy. Two tacky homegirls move to L. Its portraits of these two working-class black women have been painted with snobbery and scorn. The actresses don't inhabit the caricatures with conviction.
The result is a hurtful stereotype, because the comedy doesn't work to redeem it. We should sense some affection for them from the filmmakers, but we don't--not until they receive a magic Hollywood makeover in the later scenes of the movie, and miraculously lose their gold teeth. The movie invites us to laugh at them, not with them, but that's a moot point since the audience I joined did not laugh at all, except incredulously. R min Action, Fantasy. A tribe of vicious female warriors terrorizes the countryside, and especially the males, until one day the men and some local villagers decide to fight back.
No, not even "Godzilla vs. On the screen we see his lips opening in an anguished scream. On the soundtrack we hear him say, in English: "Oh, no! PG min Comedy, Romance. A New York City cosmetologist, mistakenly thought to be a science teacher, is offered a job to teach the children of an Eastern European dictator. Kwapis tries to build suspense where none can possibly exist, which is always an annoyance; is it a crime for a movie to know as much about its story as the audience does?
PG 89 min Comedy, Family, Romance. Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dognapped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate. Bernard dog, takes his girlfriend, Missy, also a large St.
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Bernard, to a drive-in theater for the movies. They sit on a hill above the parking lot, where they have a good view of the screen. This much I was prepared to believe. Some dogs are very clever. But when Beethoven came back with a box of popcorn for Missy, I realized these were not ordinary dogs but two of amazing intelligence, and when it was revealed that Missy got pregnant later that night, I found myself asking if they'd never heard of taking precautions.
R min Crime, Drama, Horror. PG 94 min Horror, Thriller. Votes: 2, He's the guy who bites the head off a living chicken. I used to hate the geek show, but I sat through it manfully because that was a test of your courage. If you passed it, you got to pay the extra quarter and see the lady who was tattooed all over. Also the Half-Man, Half-Woman, who, to my intense disappointment, turned out to be the wrong half of each.
R 93 min Drama, Romance. While in exile in Italy, an African woman finds herself trying to get back home and free her imprisoned husband. But the only man that can help her do so is in love with her. It is also about whether we will see her breasts. How can a director of such sophistication, in a film of such stylistic grace, tell such a shallow and evasive story? R 87 min Horror. A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. Midnight is not late enough.
G 93 min Documentary. Director: James L. There may be something to the theories, all right, but there's never anything to the movies. They're booked into half the theaters in town and promoted with a hard-sell TV campaign, on the theory that enough suckers. It exists on about the same cinematic level as an Army training film or one of those junior high chemistry movies in which the experiments never quite worked. To be sure, the narrator is presented as a genuine authentic intellectual; we can tell because he's got a beard and glasses and stands in front of bookshelves and learnedly caresses bound volumes of the Journal of the American Psychical Society.
R 99 min Horror. Juliet Mills plays a young pregnant woman in San Francisco who is going to have the devil's baby during her strange possession.