REVIEW: “Dune” (2021)

REVIEW: “Dune” (2021)

It’s hard not to be excited for a Denis Villeneuve movie. The French Canadian director, screenwriter, and producer has such a compelling filmography. I was introduced to Villeneuve via his 2010 Oscar nominated drama “Incendies”. But it’s his terrific run since then that has turned me into a bonafide fan. I enjoyed both “Prisoners” and … Continue reading

REVIEW: “The Last Duel” (2021)

REVIEW: “The Last Duel” (2021)

(CLICK HERE to read my full review in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) It goes without saying that 83-year-old Ridley Scott is no stranger to sprawling period epics. His latest film “The Last Duel” fits snugly alongside “Gladiator”, “Kingdom of Heaven”, and 2010’s underappreciated “Robin Hood” (a movie I still happily defend). It’s massive in both scope … Continue reading

REVIEW: “V/H/S/94” (2021)

REVIEW: “V/H/S/94” (2021)

I admit to being a little hesitant about jumping into the horror anthology feature “V/H/S/94”. This new Shudder Original Film is actually the fourth movie in the “V/H/S” series. I had heard of the modestly budgeted horror franchise but have never actually sat down and watched one of the films. But good reviews can do … Continue reading