Nikita, a young woman who was rescued from death row by a secret government agency known as Division.
At least, that's what she is told. In reality, she is trained to be a spy and assassin.
After three years in hiding, Nikita seeks retribution against her former bosses who deceived her and does everything she can to expose and destroy Division's covert operation, even as Division continues recruiting and training other young people to become cold-blooded killers.
|Nikita (TV series)||Under Construction|
Reclamation of one's life and soul
Given the similarities between the basic premise* of Nikita and that of the Gaian Army, and the contrast of the two with regard to the means employed and ends achieved, a sequel is proposed.
|Dollhouse (TV series)|
The show revolves around a corporation running numerous highly illegal underground establishments (known as "Dollhouses") around the globe that program individuals referred to as Actives (or Dolls). Actives have had their original memories wiped clean, and exists in a childlike blank state until programmed via the insertion of new memories with temporary personalities and skills needed for each mission.
Hired by the wealthy, powerful and connected, the Actives don't just perform their hired roles, they wholly become - with mind, personality and physiology - whomever the client wants or needs them to be. After each engagement, the Actives return to the mysterious Dollhouse where their thoughts, feelings, experiences and knowledge [of the mission] are erased. Another ?
|Kingsman: The Secret Service|
Not exactly an esoteric movie
This film is featured here to highlight one scene from the movie (see tab 2 below).
The scene is where Kingsman is described as,
An independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion.
Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning toilets and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.
Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), the world's foremost authority on artificial intelligence, is conducting highly controversial experiments to create a sentient machine. When extremists try to kill the doctor, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed.
Will's wife, Evelyn (Rebecca Hall), and best friend, Max (Paul Bettany), can only watch as his thirst for knowledge evolves to an omnipresent quest for power, and his loved ones soon realize that it may be impossible to stop him.
A young coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private retreat belonging to the reclusive CEO of the company.
One arrival he learns that he must participate in a bizarre experiment which involves interacting with the world's first true artificial intelligence, which comes in the form of a beautiful female robot.
|The Blacklist (TV series)|
A tip for this program came from a comment on Zero Hedge.
The comment on ZH was in response to an article about a wing segment that washed ashore on Réunion Island 16 months after the disappearance of Malaysian Airline flight 370. Throughout the comment section to this article were various conspiracy theories as to why this plane disappeared, most of which centered around the fact that twenty employees of Freescale Semiconductor were
Episode #2 of The Blacklist (The Freelancer No. 145) revolves around a hired assasin who hides his killings within larger wrecks and "disasters" that otherwise seem to be random.
Eddie Morra, an author suffering from writer's block, living in New York, is stressed by an approaching deadline.
Vernon, involved with a pharmaceutical company, gives Eddie a nootropic drug, NZT-48.
Testing his new ability on the stock market, Eddie makes large returns on small investments.
"Limitless," is a psychological thriller about
a super-pill that will make anyone who takes it
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Variety 's Robert Koehler wrote,
“What makes the film so entertaining is its willingness to go far out, with transgressive touches and mind-bending images that take zoom and fish-eye shots to a new technical level, as the pill enables Eddie to experience astonishing new degrees of clarity, perception and energy.”