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Old 03-17-2017, 02:12 PM
 
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I heard about this one on NPR. Definitely does not look like your typical Hollywood cookie cutter movie.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZNfwayNLL0
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I can't wait to see this one.
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Old 03-21-2017, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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It looks like an interesting movie but I'll wait for Netflix I think. I want to see it mainly due James Gunn being attached to it. I love his work.
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Old Today, 01:09 AM
 
Location: Southwestern U.S.
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Just recently watched The Belko Experiment. Extremely disturbing & well-done. Also, quite horrific and scary, especially because I can easily see something like this actually happening; I also feel that if something like this were to happen, the people involved in "the experiment" would probably act very similar to the way the characters did in the film.

Though the film had a lot of gruesome violence, I didn't feel that any of it was gratuitous.

The government gets more & more control of us each year, and we do know there have been psychological-type experiments - so, again, this is not that far fetched whatsoever.

Also, the tracking chips had been implanted in people in the film (at the start of their employment in The Belko Corporation) have occurred in real-life - again, very scary:

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/03/star...icrochips.html

Company Implants ID Chips Into Employees' Arms | Fox News

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You can see the very real possibility of a government or corporation doing this to a group of "test" victims. There have been many stories of how ordinary people can be turned into frightened, mindless monsters under certain conditions and this story covers that scenario pretty well, IMO.
Agreed.
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Old Today, 09:45 AM
 
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I saw it about 3 months ago... it's not very good. Honestly not worth seeing in theaters. Maybe if it's on tv and nothing else to watch.
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