Meet the new Dune. Same as the old Dune-but with better special effects. The movie works fine if you’ve read the book. If not, load up on spice and enjoy best visual effects this side of Star Wars. Recommended. Continue reading Dune (Quick Take)
The Tomorrow War is a variation on the much better Tom Cruise vehicle Edge of Tomorrow. Pratt plays, Dan, a high school biology teacher sent to battle aliens in the future. Those aliens are mean and nasty, but they are no match against Dan and his plucky family. Even though this movie is completely redundant, the movie is entertaining enough to justify a viewing, particularly if you already have Amazon Prime. (You’re already paying for it, so why not?) Chris Pratt acts convincingly, no matter what the movie throws at him, and proves himself a worthy heir to Bruce Willis. Recommended.
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I’m afraid we didn’t do a very good job of looking after the place while you were away.
Augustine The Older
This review discusses at length the surprise twist ending of the movie. Read no further if you don’t wish this to be spoiled for you!
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A few weeks ago, Deb and I watched The Vast of Night on Amazon Prime. It was OK. If you have Amazon Prime already, it is free. And since the movie is only ninety minutes long, its a modest way to be entertained.
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