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Hubie Halloween – TCF Review

TCF Review: Just Cool/Appeased (see definitions)

Hubie Halloween is a 2020 Halloween movie starring Adam Sandler just released on Netflix. The bottom line is that you will either ‘enjoy the movie’ – or – ‘definitely not enjoy the movie’. Seriously though, love or hate for the same reason – ADAM SANDLER.

In my many years of movie exploration, I have come to realize there are two types of people in this world: Adam Sandler Doers and Adam Sandler Don’ts. It’s that simple. A person is either satisfied with the entire body of work by Adam Sandler, or does not enjoy any of it. This is not a matter of a particular movie being a certain genre (comedy or drama or dramedy), or the style or movie direction, or even the subject (happy mad golf or gambling addictions). It’s an All or Nothing proposition when it comes to Adam Sandler.

What is good? It’s an Adam Sandler movie!!! It’s a fairly tame, family friendly, seasonal Halloween movie that sticks true to Adam Sandler’s style of movie.

What is bad? It’s an Adam Sandler movie!!! Much of the humor is debatable and the characters are over the top.

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Freaky Friday Releases

October and Halloween is a favorite time of year for a lot of us. Seasonal releases today are Vampires vs The Bronx (Netflix) and Monsterland (Hulu anthology series).

Also being released today is a documentary on Netflix called Dick Johnson is Dead from the award-winning filmmaker Kirsten Johnson.

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What to Watch in October

Noteworthy shows coming in October 2020. Add to your calendar and enjoy!

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More Blockbuster Movie Delays

The brick and mortar movie industry is getting pounded by COVID with Greenland and Wonder Woman 1984 being the latest blockbuster films to be delayed. Greenland is being delayed indefinitely and Wonder Woman 1984 is now set for late December.

The world continues to turn to the streaming services to fill the movie void. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Max, YouTube, Video on Demand

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A.I. is dividing us. The Social Dilemma – TCF Review

TCF Review: Straight Up Solid/Braniac/a bit Dark (see definitions)

Besides the creation of an indestructible robot army like in the Terminator films, how can technology and artificial intelligence destroy our society? From within. The Social Dilemma is a 2020 documentary, streaming on Netflix, revealing a recent movement that brings awareness to how technology is contributing to the polarization going on in the world today – SOCIAL MEDIA. And this new movement is being pushed by none other than a group of top tech expert whistleblowers.

Have you not been the least bit skeptical of the predictive, auto-populating text that shows up when performing a search on Google? Do you believe that Facebook does an amazing job of recommending all the relevant and trending cat videos? And your news feed is completely harmless, right? Most people would agree social media adds value to our lives. So, what’s the problem then?

Technology’s promise to keep us connected has given rise to a host of unintended consequences that are catching up with us. If we can’t address our broken information ecosystem, we’ll never be able to address the challenges that plague humanity.“. – The Social Dilemma

Let’s say, for example, you begin typing the words: face masks… into a search engine. The predictive text may autocomplete your sentence with the following: face masks... save lives. But what if the predictive text autocompletes your sentence with: face masksare unconstitutional or don’t work. The proprietary algorithms, the artificial intelligence (A.I.), performing these tasks have one primary goal that is to feed you content that will gain the most amount of your attention. The A.I., which has more data about you than you can possibly imagine, then promotes one of these searches specifically to YOU based upon your data profile, online viewing habits, and location. Seems pretty innocent in the context of trendy cat videos but the problem is that it does this with ‘everything’, including polarizing topics facing the world today, like face masks and global warming.

What is good? The documentary is extremely relevant given the polarization going on in the world today (2020 election, BLM, global warming, and face masks). I hope that the documentary sheds some light on how information is being fed to you and how this technology may not be presenting you with unbiased facts.

What is bad? The film focuses purely on the negative, dark aspect of technology and does not promote any of the positives but that’s the point. There aren’t many solutions being offered in the film.

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