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Dr. Joe Messenger
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If you were a brilliant young scientist diagnosed with only months to live, what choices would you make? To have faith that you were taken early for a reason and go quietly, or to use cryogenics to hope you could be cured someday in the future, or to download your consciousness into computer memory where you could still continue to interact with tho ones you love? Written by oakwood99

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Virtual Obsession  »

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Karen Messenger: What's the matter Joe, huh? You couldn't stand life without a little help from your little Juliette? How many of our neighbors keep their girlfriend's heads in their freezers, Joe? How many... do you think?
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hated it after reading the book
26 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie aired on Sky One the other night as "Virtual Obsession". After having read "Host" first, this cheap-o production did not merit creating. The book had far more possibilities than was shown. Always liked Mim Rogers, so I do not see her as a housewife to be with, and this doesn't convince me that Peter G. would leave Mimi as the wife. Mimi is just to beautiful. I just wish this movie had had more funding and backing than being merely a MOTW.


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