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The Colony (I) (2013)

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Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

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Groups of people - colonies - are forced underground due to another ice age. Colony 7 goes to check on Colony 5, who they lost contact with. When they get there they find the that the colony has fallen and there is a whole new enemy that they have to face on their way back. Written by James Medeiros

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One day, it started to snow, and it never stopped. See more »


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The first movie to be shot at the decommissioned NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) base in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. See more »

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In the first scene, where the man and woman are being chased through a tunnel, the man wears a thick down jacket in the first shot. In the second shot he just wears a sweater. In the third shot he wears his jacket again. When they finally reach the door, he is just wearing his sweater again. See more »

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Sam: The world froze over a long time ago. So long ago that I can't remember the warmth of the sun. I heard stories growing up... How the planet grew hotter as our fuel was burned. How we made towers to work the weather. But the truth is... one day... it started to snow. And it never stopped.
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Written by Vladislav Gatev and Svetoslav Gatev
Performed by 2 Bone Giants & Stealthsonic
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Slow to start, predictable, horrible ending.
27 April 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The movie starts off slow, but there is some attention to detail about how life would be like in an underground Colony.

The acting in general is average - the actors did well given the plodding pace of the story. Laurence Fishburne, Kvin Zegers and Charlotte Sullivan worked their parts but were hurt by shallow/wooden acting from Bill Paxton.

The CGI and general set construction was good. Quite realistic setup - might be good to see just for all the hydro/aquaponic setups... at least I found that interesting.

I didn't appreciate how the movie ended, but no spoilers. Just don't expect great things.

All in all, an OK movie but not worth the current 7.0 rating!


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