we can remember it for you wholesale

we can remember it for you wholesale

Total Recall -- Movie Review #JPMN

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• Total Recall (1990) -- Expertly balances intrigue with action, 9/10. SIGN UP for your free Netflix trial: http://www.Netflix.com/Jogwheel SAVE $10 on MoviePass: http://www.MoviePass.com/Jogwheel TWEET a review with the #JPMN hashtag, and have it featured! WATCH full episodes, every Friday night: http://bit.ly/JogJPMN ~~ Movie Night Reviews ~~ Incorporating viewer comments and tweets, your host and film critic Jonathan Paula reviews everything from opening day releases, recent DVDs, upcoming trailers, and classics from years past. Along with your votes, each film is scored on the "Rate-O-Matic" for a 1-10 ranking. A "Five Word Summary" quickly encapsulates each review while "Factor Facts" highlight a film's best and worst features in ten key categories. Each "Quick Review" is an excerpt from a full episode, which air on the JPizzle1122 channel every Friday, November through May. Born in February 1986, Jonathan Paula is a professional YouTuber and creator of the hit web series, "Is It A Good Idea To Microwave This?". In April 2006 he founded Jogwheel Productions, a new media production company that specializes in web video. He has been reviewing films since 2003, and professionally since 2009. Jon graduated from Emerson College in 2008 with a degree in Television Production / Radio Broadcasting. He currently lives in Rockingham, NH with his wife Rebecca. ~~ Links ~~ Twitter --------------------- http://bit.ly/JonTW Facebook ---------------- http://bit.ly/JonFBFan Main Channel ----------- http://bit.ly/Jogwheel 2nd Channel ------------ http://bit.ly/JonWorld Movie Night Show ----- http://bit.ly/JogJPMN FAQ Video --------------- http://bit.ly/JogFAQv T-Shirts ------------------- http://bit.ly/JogStore ~~ Technical ~~ Created by ------ Jonathan Paula Camera ---------- Panasonic HMC-150 Microphone ----- Sennheiser ME 66 Software --------- Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Computer ------- http://bit.ly/JAV010 • Jogwheel Productions © 2013 • ~~ Review Script ~~ Loosely based off the Philip K. Dick story, "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale", this Paul Verhoeven science fiction action film was released on June 1, 1990. Arnold, "Mr. Universe" Schwarzenegger is a construction engineer on earth in a dystopian future set in the year 2084, who decides to embark on a virtual memory-implanted vacation to the planet Mars... but when things go south, he finds himself in the middle of a terrorist conspiracy on the Red Planet helping freedom fighters, while struggling with a bizarre identity crisis - at least, that's one possible reality. Even though he's a menacing physical specimen, Schwarzenegger perfectly embodies the every-man persona, dishing out verbose bits of exposition and goofy one-liners with his hearty Austrian accent while being extremely entertaining in the process. Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, and a host of other creatures and characters are never as memorable as Arnold, but they do a good job with the complicated material. Although it might have too many villains, Ronny Cox is excellent as the primary antagonist, humorously taunting our hero by declaring, "I'll blow this place up and be home in time for Corn Flakes." Twisting and turning for the entire 113-minute duration, this is a mind-bending piece of science-fiction: blending stunning visuals with intriguing concepts and developments. Earning back five times its $50 dollar budget, the visuals in this picture are remarkable: achieved almost entirely with miniatures, puppets, and matte paintings: making it one of the last big Hollywood blockbusters to go that route. Initially given an X-Rating, this tongue-in-cheek picture was eventually edited down to a very graphic and sometimes even disgusting R-rated experience. Effectively utilizing some metal percussion, Jerry Goldsmith's score keeps the mood tense during the well paced Martian adventure: that effortlessly bounces from one exciting set piece to the next. You name, this movie has it: from incredible...