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Radio Daze: Some “Gunsmoke” For Your Old Radio Listening Enjoyment!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with another episode of Radio Daze. This week we’re featuring the classic old western Gunsmoke. Featuring the deep-voiced William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon of Dodge City. Theater of the mind made Conrad seem like he was ten feet tall. Featuring the voice talents of Parley Baer, Howard McNear, and Georgia Ellis, Gunsmoke was one of the most mature, well acted westerns in old radio that also led to one of the most popular television shows of all time. Enjoy the programs! So Sayeth The Kendog!

The Kenblog: Remembering Ray Liotta

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some sad news. Immensely talented actor Ray Liotta passed away this week while filming a movie in the Dominican Republic. He died in his sleep and, although the cause of death hasn’t been revealed, it’s been said he had a heart condition of some kind. He was only 67 years old.

Liotta was one of most intense actors ever captured on camera. With those piercing eyes and that horizontal slash of a mouth, he could terrify and intimidate without saying a single word. His first big film was as a psychotic ex-boyfriend of Melanie Griffith who becomes gradually more and more threatening to the nice, naive guy she’s currently seeing (played to perfection by Jeff Daniels.). He later gained fame as Shoeless Joe Jackson in the Kevin Costner baseball classic “Field Of Dreams.” Then came his classic role as mobster Henry Hill in Martin Scorcese’s classic “Goodfellas.” He’s front and center in a film filled with some of the greatest actors of any generation but he holds our attention with his magnetic gaze.

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The Trailer Dog Park: “Jurassic World: Dominion” “The Lost City” Promise Some Escapist Fun!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog with a couple of fun trailers to a couple of films that promise some serious entertainment! We’re finally getting the Jurassic World: Dominion trailer which is the third in the blockbuster second trilogy of popular dinosaur films that started almost 30 years ago with “Jurassic Park.” Everyone from the previous films is returning and we have some serious dino action. The next is “The Lost City” a comedy with Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum that’s a modern riff on “Romancing The Stone” Bullock and Tatum seem to have some terrific comic chemistry and even Brad Pitt show up at some point. Looks funny as hell. Enjoy the trailers and as always, feel free to comment below or on my Facebook Page! So Sayeth The Kendog!

Dog’s Movie House: “Upgrade” and Other Movies This Week!

 

Howdy Folks!  It’s The Kendog with reviews of “Ugrade” and “Action Point”

Logan Marshall Green In The New Film “Upgrade”

 

 

Looks like Hollywood is taking a week off from the summer tent pole blockbuster fare that permeated May.  This week we have a couple of new releases including Johnny Knoxville’s latest and an interesting film called “Upgrade.” Continue reading

The Trailer Dog Park: “The Last Jedi” Is Here!

 

Howdy folks!  It’s The Kendog with another edition of the Trailer Dog Park!


 

 

Finally we get our first look at “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” released this morning during Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida.   I’ve gotta say I’m pretty excited over what I saw.  This is how you do a teaser trailer:  keep it simple with intriguing visuals and an even more intriguing hook regarding the fate of Luke and Rey.   I love the dark undertones and Luke’s final line at the end.  I have no idea what it means but I can’t wait to find out!   Enjoy the trailer below and feel free to comment.  I’ve also included the latest trailer from “Thor: Ragnarok”  and “It.”  So Sayeth The Kendog! Continue reading