Arq (2016) Season 05 Episode 39

This week we are stuck in another time loop, for episode thirty-nine of season five, of Flicks XRayed because we are watching and reviewing Arq. Host, Merc Tony is joined co-host Robot Horse Ryan and guests ISonny Sarah, and Brother Darcy. This week we play a game of IMDB Synopsis of Dystopian Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Cranking it to 11, Dystopian Settings, Time Loops and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Brother Darcy 5

Sonny Sarah 5

Robot Horse Ryan 4.5

Merc Tony 4.5

19/20 95%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: The oil supply has run dry, and corporations fight against nations for the world’s remaining energy supplies. Trapped in a house and surrounded by a gang of mysterious masked intruders, an engineer must protect a technology that could deliver unlimited energy and end the wars that have consumed the world. The only problem is that the technology has created a time loop that condemns him and his friends to relive the same day over and over.

Directed by Tony Elliott

Robbie Amell as Renton
Rachael Taylor as Hannah
Shaun Benson as Sonny
Gray Powell as Father
Jacob Neayem as Brother

Game 1

Release Year for Virus Movies

Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity .……….Arq

  1. In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.……….Snowpiercer
  1. In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.……….Escape From New York
  1. In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea……….Children of Men
  1. Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.……….District 9
  1. An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result..……….A Scanner Darkly
  1. In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working-class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences……….Metropolis
  1. A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator……….Blade Runner
  1. In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder..……….The Minority Report
  1. An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved……….Planet of the Apes
  2. A bureaucrat in a dystopic society becomes an enemy of the state as he pursues the woman of his dreams……….Brazil
  3. A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics……….Akira

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $2,000,000
Bonus 1: Opening WeekendNA
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
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IMDB Rating:64% (6.4)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

One Location Movies – Sarah

  1. Panic Room
  2. The Raid
  3. My Dinner with Andre
  4. The Breakfast Club
  5. Clue
  6. Die Hard
  7. Clerks
  8. The Killing Room
  9. Phone Booth
  10.  Buried

2016 Top Movies – Darcy

  1. Deadpool
  2. Zootopia
  3. The Boss
  4. The Jungle Book
  5. The Angry Birds Movie
  6. Finding Dory
  7. Sully
  8. Suicide Squad
  9. Moana
  10.  The Girl on the Train

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