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The Adjustment Bureau (Netflix link)- You know who I love to watch run, and especially in a business suit? Matt Damon. You know who's basically Zooey Deschanel but not quite so EVERYWHERE, and, bonus, has a name spelled a way I don't have to look up every time? Emily Blunt.
Perhaps those two tests are not enough to persuade you. Never mind, I have more! Do you love the kind of sci fi where everyone's suddenly frozen in time except Our Guy, who is turning around alarmed and mystified, giving you a nice long interesting look at the frozen people? And where there's some other guy who seems to be OUTSIDE REALITY and is consulting a notebook that tells him everything that's happening and going to happen next, because there are people BEHIND THE SCENES of the universe? And where the stakes might be DEATH but there still isn't a whole lot of blood or yuck?
But do you ALSO love a cute family-man-type in a suit being all EARNEST and FUNNY to a woman? So, like, you kind of loved The Matrix, but did it have to be so DARK and DEPRESSING and SOOTY and GROSS, and could Neo and Trinity have acted a little more like they were in love rather than having ulcers, and would you have preferred them to smile at the end? Then I think you will like this movie.
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Shutter Island (Netflix link)- I'm more hesitant to come right out and recommend this one, because if I had known what it was like BEFORE I watched it, I would never have watched it. And yet I liked it enough that I'm going to read the book. And yet I still wish I hadn't seen certain images, which are the sort that involve children and/or death camps. So I think what I wish is that I'd read the book instead. But now that I HAVE seen the movie, I'm GLAD I saw it before reading the book, because I'd rather take in the more detailed version of the story when I DO know what's going on. So. I don't know what to tell you. Maybe skip the whole thing, maybe get the movie and then read the book like I am.
Netflix recommended this to me after I lost my mind over Inception. Netflix was all, "Oh, WE getcha! You like Leonardo DiCaprio, tons of water symbolism, and crazy dead wife dreams/hallucinations!"---so Shutter Island was the obvious choice. But Inception was about, like, dream travel (and I'm more keen to see Tom Hardy and Joseph Gordon-Levitt), whereas Shutter Island was the old "who's REALLY crazy here?" plotline with the usual batch of creepy twists, combined with what I THINK was supposed to be a New England accent. (Why DO an accent, when it's not even needed? DISTRACTING.)