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Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix


A woman wakes up in a cryogenic unit with no memory. Quickly running out of oxygen, she must find a way to remember who she is in order to survive.

Oxygen, an Alexandre Aja movie with Mélanie Laurent. May 12th on Netflix.
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Looks good!
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

I like Alexander Aja but not sure how it can stretch for a whole movie.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

I like Aja as well so I’m hoping it’s entertaining but the only thing I was thinking while watching the trailer was, why does she need to recover her memory in order to breathe. Step 1: Get out of there and get some damn air! Step 2: Once you’re, you know, not dead. Then work on recovery of your memory.

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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Love both. I’m in. Especially Laurent.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Just a complete guess on my part, but after watching the trailer perhaps someone is against all the tests being done on Mice so they want the protagonist in this film to feel like an animal trapped in a lab and ready to die/be experimented on? Regardless, this looks like it could be quite intense and I may give it a shot.
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Just a complete guess on my part, but after watching the trailer perhaps someone is against all the tests being done on Mice so they want the protagonist in this film to feel like an animal trapped in a lab and ready to die/be experimented on? Regardless, this looks like it could be quite intense and I may give it a shot.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Hope Laurent has a underwear scene in this like she had in 6 Underground.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

This is up tomorrow.

Reviews, so far, are very good: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/oxygen_2021
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

This was a nice watch. It's not a thrilling as Buried with Ryan Reynolds, but I really enjoyed it. At some point it really made me aggressive, because Mélanie Laurent was wasting so much precious time, but the movie paid off in the end.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Just finished watching and thought it was pretty awesome. I'd say the trilogy to watch out this sub-genre would be:

Buried
Brake
Oxygen


The latter being the sci-fi entry of the three.
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Make it a quadrilogy with Phone Booth!
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

This was alright. I feel like 10-20 should have been trimmed to keep the pacing tighter.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Agreed that it should have been a bit shorter, but overall I dug it a lot, especially the third act, though I would have preferred
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an even more bleak ending where "Liz" doesn't make it.


My main complaint was when
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She realizes how many others were lost. First thing I thought of was "syphon their oxygen!" but she didn't come up with that until the last second? Tsk. Tsk.


Still... This was better than I expected.
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Re: Oxygen (2021, D: Aja) - S: Mélanie Laurent - Netflix

Laurent was awesome. Loved how the story unwound and more details about her situation were revealed. Great little film

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