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  1. unclemoustache

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    There's a new movie out called Jonathan. Here's the Redbox info:

    https://www.redbox.com/movies/jonathan

    Two brothers share the same body, they each have 12 hours of control.

    Dang it - I had this same idea I was going to put into a book - call it "Doppelganger" after the german word for "double" with a connotation of some kind of wraith or ghost. These two personalities wouldn't know about each other - the guy would go to bed, and as soon as he fell asleep, the other would wake and lead a different life. Of course, "Government experimentation" is what caused all this, and there was to be some kind of reveal (of course, with a woman involved) and these two would gradually suspect that his girl was seeing someone else, and slowly find out about the other, and then to find out that the 'other' is himself. Some kind of weird and explosive climax had to occur where he exposed everything or freed the other experimentees or something.

    So my idea was a bit different, but the same basic idea.
    Well, so much for that.
    I probably wouldn't be that great of a science fiction writer anyway, and it would be years before I had any time to get around to it. Still, I think it would have been pretty good!
     
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    Speaking of really weird movies. We were talking about them......right? It's a very dark comedy.

    Check this one out:

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    It's Hollywood. Wait three years and they'll be receptive to your pitch of a "new" plot.
     
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    I got tired of that movie just by reading the description.
     
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    I'd just sell the rights to your adventures as a builder, Unc.
     
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    Yeah, you might think so. But......it's one of those movies that pretty much blows your mind. It's also one of those movies that makes you think.......Who in the Hell ever thought of something like this?
     
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