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#209, or #859, the first of these Gundam compilation movies, which, I dunno, I've seen the show, these are like novelisations, I understand historically why they did 'em but you wouldn't necessarily reinvent them today without that history, you know?

1981's "Mobile Suit Gundam I"

Clearing out the old download folder, 2021 alien portal anthology picture, "Doors." #210, or #860.

#211, #861, just got out of the 11am screening of 2022’s “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

Loved it. Thundered it. What more could you want.

Leaving now for a Pride Night screening of 2020's "Kokon." #212, or #862.

#213, or #863, but also Best Picture nominee #100 (or #98, if we're not counting the ones I had to skip) -- 1940's "Rebecca."

Which I'm sure will just be a normal story about a normal woman having a normal, healthy marriage to a normal man in very normal ways.

#214, or #864, let's just do another one of these, 1940 Best Picture nominee "Our Town," which I understand is based on a play sometimes called "the greatest American play ever written," which just means it's bound to be depressing.

I've put on 1981 Gundam compilation film "Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow." #215, #865.

For future compilation films I'll probably listen to the Mobile Suit Breakdown episodes first to see if they consider them worth the effort, but it seems silly to only watch the first of these three.

#216, or #866, I don't remember what this one's meant to be about or why I downloaded it, 1992's "The Player."

#217, or #867, I'm putting on a random American comedy from the mid-2010s, it's 2015's "Vacation."

Let's end this one more time, #218, or #868, 1982 Gundam compilation film "Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space."

#219, or #869, leaving now to go see 2022's "The Gray Man."

I understand this is about somebody inheriting a spooky house and spending the night there, so, naturally, #220, #870, 2021 German film "Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes."

I don't remember what 2014's "The Babadook" is meant to be about but I'm watching 2014's "The Babadook." #221, or #871.

#222, or #872, another day, another two and a half hour long drama about the French, I think?

I don't think these ever work for me.

1940's "All This, and Heaven Too."

#223, #873, another 1940 Best Picture nominee, Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent."

I've been describing these as "pre-WW2" but I think this one is firmly just "WW2."

#224, or #874, 1924 Buster Keaton picture "Sherlock Jr."

Do I know anything about this one, not really, can I guess, yeah probably.

I've started a "Detective Conan" reread and figured I ought-a check out some of Aoyama's influences, and people seem to like this movie based on an Edogawa Ranpo detective novel, so, you know, as good a place to start as any.

#225, or #875, 1968's "Black Lizard," (黒蜥蝪, "Kurotokage")

I watched 2015's "Vacation" recently and it's still summer vacation, so let's watch another one of those, #226, or #876, 1983's "National Lampoon's Vacation."

i'm watching the robot movie

#227, or #877, 2008's "Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone."

i'm watching the second robot movie

#228, or #878, 2009's "Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance."

I'm not watching a robot movie, I'm watching 2019's "Us" just to make sure I've seen it before the UFO one comes out. #229, or #879.

i am once again watching the robot movie

#230, or #880, 2012's "Evangelion 3.33: You Can (Not) Redo"

let's do this one last time

i'm watching the robot movie

#232, or #882, 2021's "Evangelion 3.01 + 1.0: Thrice Upon a Time."

I feel like I'm in kind of a movie rut and I should change it up soon. Maybe start a new The List. Not today, tho.

#233, or #883, 2007's "The Mist," which I assume is about the weather.

#234, or #884, what if a once-in-a-lifetime supernatural attack on your family happened... a second time, it's 1986's "Poltergeist II: The Other Side."

A third dimension? In /my/ sea?

#235, or #885, 1983's "Jaws 3" or "JAWS 3-D."

Look, if the second one was actually not that bad, this one definitely doesn't need to exist, #236, or #886, 1986's "Psycho III."

#237, or #887, the 1980s sequel none of you voted for in two consecutive polls, 1985's "National Lampoon's European Vacation."

Not entirely sure if I've seen the other two, but definitely seen this one, #238, or #888, 2001's "Ocean's Eleven."

#239, or #889, one day I'll understand George Lucas, one day, it's 1973's "American Graffiti."

Leaving now to go see #240, or #890, 2022's "Bullet Train."

#241, or #891, 1986's "Short Circuit," which I'm pretty sure, is about a robot?

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heck me, is this about an 80s version of the evil robot dog company

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...that sure is Fisher Stevens in brownface playing an Indian man

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Why would being struck by lightning turn a relatively simple robot sentient, it's surely already electric.

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"We've got... windows, and air!"

not unlike the neighbours, who accidentally bought the wrong kind of vacuum

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The robot kinda works, but hm, this sure is a motion picture.

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why's the robot gotta be horny, man

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number five is a menace


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i do not like the robot

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I *will* kill Johnny Five.

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@Alexis this robot has set robots rights activists back 30 years

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@The_T This doofus knows ten definitions of the word "stupid" but not that people generally don't want their china shattered? Absolutely doing it on purpose.

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