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Spectral (2016)

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A sci-fi/thriller story centered on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.

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Clyne
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Fran Madison
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General Orland
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Capt. Sessions
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Alessio
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Sgt. Toll
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Captain Marco Cabrera
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Sari
Aaron Serban ...
Bogdan
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Dr. Mindala
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Sgt. Steve McFadden
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Efrem
Philip Bulcock ...
Sgt. Chris Davis
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Benson
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US weapon research made an industrial process for scanning half dead people from war and 3D print them out of bose einstein condensate along with advanced neural controller. Those beings were outside the visible spectrum and was way too fast in moving. They could kill the person by a touch because they are too cold. They got out of control and started killing people. Then a scientist built a focused energy beam and plasmic discharge weapons to nullify the condensates. US army and air force joined together for co-op mission to conquer them. Written by Jay Patel

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A supernatural Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi combat action | See all certifications »
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9 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Спектральный анализ  »

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DARPA stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. They are responsible for the development of new weapons and technology for the United States Military. A good portion of their work is developing technology for use by the USSOCOM, United States Special Operations Command which oversees the US Military's special forces units. Examples being the Army's 75th Rangers, Army Special Forces, Navy SEAL's and Marine Corps Force Recon. See more »

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In certain scenes General Orland is wearing his name tape on the wrong side of his jacket. U.S. Army should be over the left pocket while the name tape is worn over the right pocket. See more »

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Clyne: So, maybe there are things science can't answer.
[powering down]
Fran Madison: No. Wait, no. This is why we came here. This is the evidence. This is why you came, remember? Remember? So many people have died. You said it. You said, "I wanna know why."
Clyne: I know enough.
Fran Madison: You have to think about the bigger picture.
Clyne: I am.
[throws the switch]
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Don't Expect Too Much ... and You Won't Be Disappointed
10 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, the Good: There is a lot of eye-candy - like a video game trailer. The production design, stunt-work, locations, visual FX (CG AND miniatures), score, and camera work are all very, very respectable

  • as good if not better than some more "mainstream" movies I've seen.


The soldiers (for a change) look like they've actually handled a weapon before (although some of the tactics are kind of silly). The acting is decent -i.e. bland yet not so bad that it's distracting.

The Not-So-Good: The writing is borderline unforgivably bad - with more than a few parts ripped right out of other movies. I felt like I was getting hit with a cliché' club through most of it - and caught myself laughing out loud at how ridiculously BAD some of the dialog exchanges were. There IS one inkling of an original idea here (the genesis of the baddies) but that's about it. Everything else has been done before ... and probably too many times. The Deus Ex Machina factor plus the MacGuyver-esque solutions were really hard to stomach.

Overall, if you're bored and want to shut your brain down for 110 minutes, it's worth watching ... if only for the FX


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