Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Mrs. French's cat is missing. The signs are posted all over town. "Have you seen Honey?" We've all seen the posters, but nobody has seen Honey the cat. Nobody. Until last Thursday morning, when Miss Colette Piscine swerved her car to miss Honey the cat as she drove across a bridge. Well this bridge, now slightly damaged, is a bit of a local treasure and even has its own fancy name; Pont de Flaque. Now Collette, that sounds like Culotte. That's Panty in French. And Piscine means ...
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For a better understanding of this movie, search for this video on Youtube: Dan Dennett: Ants, terrorism, and the awesome power of memes.
Memes are like concepts that travel from one brain to another. They are viral, like a song you can't get out of your head, or if you say "don't think of elephants" you immediately cannot help but think of one. A word is a meme that can be spoken.
Humans are meant to survive, yet memes are so powerful they can cause us to threaten our own survival. Here are some memes people are willing to die for: Country, family, democracy, capitalism, socialism, Jesus, allah, individual rights, Jim Jones, love, etc.
Memes "infect" our minds, and the fittest memes survive. We used to have thousands of religions, now we are down to perhaps 6 major ones. Most songs only last a short while on the radio and are never heard again. Others survive and outlast the others "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley, that any of you could sing right now, yet it was written more than 50 years ago. Understanding what memes are makes this movie even more scary and intriguing.
Rock that video mentioned above.
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