Movie Review – Moon

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Sam Bell  played by Sam Rockwell fixing to finish a three year project on the moon and go home and see his wife and daughter. However, within two weeks of his ‘release’ he has an accident.

He wakes up in the infirmary with his only companion, a robot. Desperate to get out of the station, he tricks the robot into releasing his confinement, claiming that despite the accident, he’s fine.

Once outside, he sees the wreck. When he goes to investigate, there is a body inside. Someone who looks identical to him. What is going on?

What is going on? Who is the clone and who is the real Sam?

This movie was intriguing with a unique twist. I didn’t think I was going to like it, but Sam Rockwell is an amazing actor and the story pulled me in.

My rating: 4.6 / 5 stars

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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, historical and romantic suspense.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends, and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

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Movie Review – Ex Machina

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Ex Machina is the story of Caleb Smith, computer programmer, who wins a visit to his boss’ estate. Once inside the home, Caleb meets his boss, Nathan and his servant/girlfriend Kyoko, and Ava – the artificial intelligence.

Caleb is only able to talk with Nathan and Ava as he’s told Kyoko doesn’t speak English.

More and more, Caleb grows fond of Ava and more disillusioned with Nathan. Ava expresses her desire to leave (as Caleb has never let her outside and she is locked in certain places of the home without access or ability to venture anywhere else). The acting was very good and the special effects superb.

I can’t go on to much more detail as I don’t want to reveal any spoilers. However, I really enjoyed this movie. I feel like the movie could’ve been a bit longer – adding a bit more tension between Nathan and Caleb. The ending came a bit fast and I would’ve liked a bit more buildup, but overall it was great.

Don’t believe me?  Rotten Tomatoes gave the film has a rating of 93%, based on 227 reviews.

My rating: 4.7 / 5 stars

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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, historical and romantic suspense.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends, and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

www.andreaRcooper.com

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Movie Review – Batman vs. Robin

Movie Review – Batman vs. Robin

I watched this movie after Batman: Bad Blood. However, chronologically, this movie should be watched first as the story continues after this one with Batman: Bad Blood.

The movie opens with “Robin” (Batman’s biological son)  Damian Wayne. Bruce/Batman wants his son to stay with him and tries to protect him. His son has been trained to fight and as an assassin by Ra’s al Ghul’s daughter and gang, so he resents not being able to be on his own or Batman not trusting him.

A third party, Talon, moves in and adds to the tension between Robin and Batman. The rift between Bruce Wayne and his son grows to the point of Damian realizing his grave mistake.

I don’t want to go too much into the plot and ruin the story. I thought it was well done, but the motive of the ultimate bad guy isn’t entirely clear and up for interpretation on his actions toward the end of the movie.

My rating: 4.2 / 5 stars

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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, historical and romantic suspense.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends, and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

www.andreaRcooper.com

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Claimed – Blog Post Winner

I won! Well, 3rd place as the highest ranking blog for ROMANCE LIVES FOREVER!

They even gave me an award: RLFgemsAward

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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, historical and romantic suspense.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends, and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

www.andreaRcooper.com

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