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Elysium (2013)

(R) 109 mins

(R) 109 mins

Plot Summary: In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Director & Writer: Neill Blomkamp

Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley

Serious Jest: animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd) (Worth Watching)  A cross between Total Recall and RoboCop, this film is entertaining and has enough of its own spin to make it a more-enjoyable alternative to the Total Recall remake.  The acting is good and the special-effects are appropriate.  The action scenes will hold your attention but are not mind-blowing by any means.  I’d recommend this flick as a decent rental for a night in, but I wouldn’t call it a Must See.

 

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Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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