“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 […]

Review: Supernova (2000)

I love this movie. That being said, that’s not the same as it being a very good movie–because it isn’t. Not necessarily. It’s fascinating to watch though because the production was such a tumultuous one you can often see what the director intended to do, which is always interesting. And the warp effect is probably […]

Review: The Society (2019)

The first season of Netflix’s The Society dropped late last week and having watched all ten episodes…it’s okay. I wouldn’t call it a must see–it’s significantly weaker than 2015’s Between (also on Netflix) a series that covers similar territory thematically, but works much, much better. That’s not to say The Society is a bad show–it’s […]

Trailer Into Reaction: Star Wars, Episode IX | Teaser Trailer

I’m done with Star Wars. I enjoyed the original trilogy, but every since George Lucas left the franchise it appears that Lucasfilm is asleep at the wheel. I think they’re taking a “director-driven approach” which means a director can essentially do whatever the heck they want, never mind continuity or narrative consistency. And I’m out. […]