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@~AnnaMaria~ I found another one! The channel is called DUST. They also have a range of different genres.



"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Ooh. Ooh.



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I am! I am!

I just found this channel, and I've been watching one right after the other.

The acting is far better than Omeleto.

There's another one I found as well that does horror. I'll let you know what I think about that one too. lol

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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This is like CUBE!



"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Ah, Katherine Isabelle

Interesting short. Thanks for the links.

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Of course Meatwad!



"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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I did enjoy The Candidate. Robert Picardo played that excellently.

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That one is the most powerful for me thus far. I can't stop thinking about it. I really did not see that one coming, and it was soooo well-acted. The delivery was perfect, and he really delivered it like a sales pitch.

I got whiplash by the end of that one!

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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I agree completely, and I did not see that coming either. Excellent twist! I also got whiplash at the end.



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What do you think of this one?

Scary, when you think of possibilities…



"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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The possibility of a future where everyone has shut up. Yes, please.

But really, the voice in my head is telling me that video was interesting, creative, and sufficient. I would discuss it more in depth, but I have to go play Xbox while reading on my tablet and sending noodz on my phone.

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lol

Well there's always the voices in your head to keep you company.

There's some weird ones on here. Like being controlled by AI using a collar (check out Bad Peter)…to keep you in shape. You know, to protect us from ourselves.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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"Connected": a bunch of friggin' zombies! This could never happen. Man is way too independent for this sort of shit!



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We'll never be free of zombies!

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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We've never had zombies, and we never will, because they don't exist. They are fictional beings which were created in Haitian rural folklore.



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Good point, but that kind of brings up an interesting point about the definition of zombie. If you've read about people who were "dead" (but weren't really, they were paralyzed and I think their breathing and heart rate slowed so deeply that it couldn't be detected), they were buried, and "came back," – but when they came back, they had no discernable recognition.

https://unbelievable-facts.com/2013/06/a-haitian-man-declared-dead-only-found.html

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Weird cases, but still not zombies.



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That was amazing!

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Check out the one below called Exit Strategy. It's really good. Sad, tugs at the heart strings, and while thematically it's been done before, the acting is exceptional, and the performances are believable.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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The new "Alexa!"



"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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"Bad Peter"

Unplug the sob and throw it out, you dumb ass! Another thing which will never happen.



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Actually that one scared me because given how people want to control reproductive rights, it wouldn't surprise me if women were forced to undergo things like this to ensure delivery. I know it sounds far fetched, but this one really made me feel ill.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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"Far fetched."????



DAAMMNN girl! You have a definite talent for understatement. Never gonna happen.

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Yes, she was very beautiful, and played a wonderful character…

I love how at the beginning of the film, after Jerry Reed's character Thanks her, she turns to him, and says "Aww… Horse *Bleep*"

Truly "Hot Stuff"!

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Conceptually, there are political parties and individuals who feel they have the right to control a woman's body and her reproductive rights, giving more rights to a fetus than to the woman, regardless of circumstances.

If the people continue to outlaw female reproductive care, I can see them wanting to implement something like this to force women into these situations, taking away their freedom.

Obviously, I believe in planned parenthood and reproductive rights for women, so when I see a story about a fetus being given priority over the woman, it comes too close to what's happening now as an invasion of the sovereignty of a woman's own personal body.

As I said, far fetched, futuristic, but I'm thinking about this in more of a theoretical way.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Okay, but it will never get to that. That would have to be part of an extreme totalitarian military state, which would make the old USSR look like a nursery school.

And remember, Abortion and Contraception are both still completely legal in this country. So I'm not sure what the "pink pussy hat" women are complaining about.



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Iteration 1

Yeah, a lot like Cube, but much less bloody. Was there a point to this?



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When I watched it, I was thinking the same thing: It's just like Cube, but the people keep resetting. The only thing I can imagine is that it's a way to study how humans learn and process difficulties.

The tree really messed with me.

When she ran across the guy, I thought things were going to change in direction.

That final scene that pans out where you realize it's all these experiences happening was also a lot like…was it Cube3 maybe? The ending scene of the wall of cubes?

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Yes the final scene was almost exactly like Cube 3. The whole thing kinda messed with me.



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DAAAAAMMMMMNNNNN!!!


We're talkin' Binge City here! Thanks again!




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Remind you of that time loop Sam was in? lol

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Exit Strategy

An excellent film. If you like films about time loops, check out Resolution (2012) and then The Endless (2017). They're both excellent films by the brilliant Indie producers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.

Note: It's best to watch them in chronological order because the first film is interwoven into the second one. It's kind of difficult to explain. You just have to watch the two films.



PS Who is "Sam"??

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Okay, WTF just happened there?



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To which episode are you referring?

I can't tell who's replying to what, or what's being replied to because of how the replies are formatted.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Yeah, sorry about that. I should have mentioned which episode. It's "The Trial', where the crippled soldier gets a new body, and then…….?



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Ahh, okay. So in that one, robots were considered dangerous, evil, corrupt, and risky. The very fact that this man had served his country and protected others, and in the line of duty had half his body blown off….yet he's reviled by others, hated, feared, discriminated against because he's become that which no one wants any part of.

It was just a family moment at the ending scene of acceptance.

At least that's what I got from it.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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Okay, but can you explain what happened? They kept doing these jumps, and then showing the results of things that happened which we did not see. And WTF happened at the end? An interesting film, but very confusing.



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Okay, I retract everything I said before. I was thinking about the one I posted about the soldier who came back with a robotic arm and leg. That's the one to which I thought you were referring.

The Trial is about a combat trained vet who got severely injured and was immobile, paralyzed. However, he's been trained in things like situational awareness and various combat skills. The project or trial was about transferring the tactical training from a disabled guy and transfer it into the able-body of another man.

There's jumps because he keeps blacking out when he's not in control. The "collateral" is being done without his conscious awareness. With each kill, the able-bodied guy gets more in control, and the awareness of the combat vet slowly dissolves.

The end is an interview where the man is busted for the kills, he's eating his last meal, the priest is giving him his last rites, and he's saying he'd do it all over again.

That's the way I interpreted it anyway. When he first looks into the mirror, there's no sign of recognition so you can tell it's not like they rejuvenated him somehow, but that of an entirely different person. There's a struggle for dominance in the beginning. He'd rather die as an able-bodied killer, than a paralyzed victim.

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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That is an excellent analysis, and I think you're correct. Thanks. BTW, I'm putting you on retainer as my go to source for interpretations of Dust. So stay frosty.



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"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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These short films are great!

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Holy cow! Did you watch The Candidate? Dayum!

"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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"When you can't look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark." ~ Alice in Wonderland

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FTL:

Interesting but impossible, since Einstein proved nothing can ever exceed the speed of light. And the ending was kind of weak, sort of a variation on the ending of 2001.



PS I guess they can't all be gems.

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