“Dune” Is Doomed

Keep in mind I enjoyed reading Frank Herbert’s Dune. Heck, I even enjoyed David Lynch’s 1984 interpretation (as fascinating as it was, it wasn’t Dune; too nihilistic, too ugly). So why am I pessimistic? Dune is ambitious, BIG storytelling though the problem is that I am not sure there’s an audience for it large enough […]

The Great Wall – Trailer

  What is it with Matt Damon and comments and/or activities of a racially-dubious nature? First there were the comments made during his and Ben Affleck’s HBO series–now cancelled–Project Greenlight, where Damon finds diversity okay, as long as it’s in its place. If I recall, that happened sometime last year (or earlier this year). Now Damon […]

Crimson Peak – Teaser Trailer

Legendary Pictures can certainly use a hit, after the dismal performance of Black Hat and Seventh Son.  That being said, I hope that Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak is the movie that does it for them. That being said, there are a few things riding against it. First off, it’s rated R, which means that […]