Movie quiz: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

I honestly believed that this over the top action series is dead after second xXx movie. So this was quite a surprise to see it back and with Vin Diesel in it. Let’s find out if Diesel is a key to bringing back decaying franchises as he did it with Fast and Furious.

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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

2017Duration unknown
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Title xXx: The Return of Xander Cage
Director D.J. Caruso
Runtime Duration unknown
Release Date 18 January 2017
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Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Movie quiz: Logan

Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation lead by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan’s healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier’s Alzheimer’s forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.

I am not sure if I saw all R rated movies from Marvel, but the ones I remember stand out as the best ones from the comic makers. I am happy with this decision as I am getting old and more mature approach to superpowers really fascinates me. Let’s hope the trailer was not cherry picking only serious scenes from the movie.

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Logan

2017Duration unknown
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Title Logan
Director James Mangold
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Release Date 1 March 2017
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Set in the future of 2024, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation lead by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan's healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier's Alzheimer's forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.

Movie quiz: Nocturnal Animals

A “story inside a story,” in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called “Nocturnal Animals,” which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself.

The premise looks very interesting and as a movie already performed well in 73rd Venice International Film Festival I am very keen to watch it. Jake Gyllenhaal for me is association for a good movie and I trust this time will be no exception.

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Nocturnal Animals

20161 h 56 min
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Title Nocturnal Animals
Director Tom Ford
Runtime 1 h 56 min
Release Date 4 November 2016
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A woman named Susan receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband — a man she left 20 years earlier — asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a math professor whose family vacation turns violent.

Game quiz: Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game’s vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience.

There are a lot of speculation about the game as publishers did not reveal much info about it. Most common questions are:

  1. Will it have the same protagonist (John Marston)?
  2. Will it be released on PC?

My personal guess would be that both answers will be yes. I think it will keep the same protagonist as previous both Red Dead games had the same main character. And the success of GTA V on PC platform should motivate Rockstar Games to include PC into gaming platforms for RDR.

Game quiz: Civilization 6

Civilization VI is a turn-based strategy video game in which one or more players compete alongside computer-controlled AI opponents to grow their individual civilization from a small tribe to control of the entire planet across several periods of development. This can be accomplished by achieving one of several victory conditions, all based on the 4X gameplay elements, “eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate”. Players found cities, gather nearby resources to build and expand them by adding various city improvements, and build military units to explore and attack opposing forces, while managing the technology development, culture, and government civics for their civilization and their diplomatic relationships with the other opponents.

Personally I am extremely excited about this game as Civ 5 was probably one of the best games ever. After disappointment with Civilization: Beyond Earth (I even preordered it) this time I am a little cautious with preorders. The main visible difference with “unstacked city” development should be a positive move for a game as other 4x gem Endless Legend was a great experience for me.

Game quiz: Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 is an upcoming first-person shooter video game. The plot focuses on Frontier Militia rifleman Jack Cooper, who aspires to be a Titan pilot. Stranded behind IMC lines, the protagonist must team up with a veteran Vanguard-class Titan named BT-7274, working together to uphold a mission he was never meant to carry out.

Personally I am not sure that I like this type of game as was first Titanfall. I had a weekend with it but it never captivated me because there were so much randomness in it. I could not feel in control any time, even when I was in the titan.

Movie quiz: Assassin’s Creed

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.

 

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Assassin's Creed

Welcome to the Spanish Inquisition.

2016Duration unknown
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Director Justin Kurzel
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Release Date 21 December 2016
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Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills he’s poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.

Movie quiz: Doctor Strange

Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

 

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Doctor Strange

Open your mind. Change your reality.

20162 h 10 min
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Title Doctor Strange
Director Scott Derrickson
Runtime 2 h 10 min
Release Date 25 October 2016
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After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Movie quiz: Keeping Up with the Joneses

An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) discovers it’s not easy keeping up with their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors, the Joneses (Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot) — especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. Jones are really covert operatives.

 

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

2016Duration unknown
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Director Greg Mottola
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Release Date 21 October 2016
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A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.

Movie quiz: Ouija: Origin of Evil

Set almost fifty years prior to the first film, in 1965 in Los Angeles, a widowed mother and family fake séance as part of a scam for a living. However, when the family discovers a Ouija gameboard, young Doris attempts to contact her deceased father, but through the game’s seeing eye, sees a dark figure and is suddenly possessed by a malevolent spirit, which leads her family to believe that her so-called “friends” are trying to get through from the underworld and claim her as their own. Desperate for Doris’s normality to return, the family must confront the Ouija and play the game for real, if their life is to ever be the same again.

 

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Ouija: Origin of Evil

When you talk to the other side, you never know who will be listening.

20161 h 39 min
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Title Ouija: Origin of Evil
Director Mike Flanagan
Runtime 1 h 39 min
Release Date 20 October 2016
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In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.