Review: The Island

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[image title=”theisland” size=”thumbnail” id=”428″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/theisland.jpg” ]What would you do to live forever? Would you clone yourself and harvest the clone for it’s organs once yours started to fail? And how about if that clone was a living, breathing, feeling human being?

Well, that’s what “The Island” is all about. Sort of. Think of it as “The Morality of Cloning, 101”, only with an explosion or some kind of insane car chase every two minutes. Oh, and a really hot female lead.

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theatres

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[image title=”athfcmfft” size=”thumbnail” id=”334″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/athfcmfft.jpg” ]According to Apple.com, The Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters is an action-adventure epic that tackles the mysterious circumstances that brought Meatwad, Frylock and Master Shake together.

An immortal piece of exercise equipment threatens the balance of galactic peace, and it is up to the Aqua Teen Hunger Force to run away from it. Complicating matters, the Plutonians team up with the Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past for ultimate control of the deadly device.

The Trailer is out, and is freaking hilarious. HD versions here, and the movie’s official website is here (make sure you turn down your speakers before you click).

Rum Diary: Patiently Waiting

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[image title=”rumlarge” size=”thumbnail” id=”337″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/rumlarge.jpg” ]I’m a huge fan of the work of the late and great Hunter S. Thompson.

For those who don’t know, “The Rum Diary” is an early novel by Thompson that was written in the early 1960’s but was not published until 1998.

The story involves a journalist named Paul Kemp, who moves from New York to work for a small newspaper, The Daily News, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Set in the late 1950s, the novel encompasses a tangled love story of jealousy, treachery and violent alcoholic lust among the American expatriates who staff the newspaper.

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