Trailer Into REaction: Dune (2020) | Official Trailer

The trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune dropped earlier today and it left me genuinely confused because I’m not quite sure who it’s supposed to appeal to. And it was a great, epic-looking trailer but I still don’t understand why it is that Hollywood feels the need to force movies based on Frank Herbert’s visionary sci-fi […]

REview: Spectre (2015)

I enjoy James Bond movies, though I wouldn’t call myself a ‘superfan’ by any stretch of the imagination–which you could probably tell from me getting around to seeing Spectre only four years after it’s initial release. And I think I dodged a bullet because while it’s not a terrible movie, it is a bloated one […]

“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 VVitch – Review

I caught The VVitch this weekend–it was either that or Interstellar and having recently sat through Blade Runner 2049 I was not at the moment up to sitting through another 2 hour sci-fi epic. Was it worth it?  Besides saving about a half hour The VVitch is a pretty good movie though I think of it as […]