Adventure Movies

Dog’s Movie House: “Indiana Jones and the Dial Of Destiny” A Terrific Send Off For The World’s Most Famous Fictional Archeologist!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at the fifth film in one of my favorite series. “Indiana Jones and the Dial Of Destiny” marks Harrison Ford’s final outing as the whip cracking adventurer and boy does he go out on a high note. Director James Mangold (“Logan”) takes reins from longtime director Steven Spielberg and manages to create a film that manages to honor what came before while branching off in new directions, especially for Indy. The result is a film that I absolutely loved and that others my have to see a few times before really feeling the amount of emotional resonance on display here!

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Dog’s Movie House: “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” A Fun, Very Funny Adventure That Caters To Fans And Newbies Alike!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” the latest attempt to create a feature film out of the longtime role playing game. I’m happy to say that this film is a great deal of fun with some really funny scenes and some nifty battle scenes and special effects. Chris Pine plays Edgin, a former spy turned thief attempting to find the whereabouts of his daughter. When he finds that she has been taken by former comrade turned evil lord of Neverwinter (Hugh Grant, clearly having the time of his life), he gathers his former team of thieves to rescue his daughter. In another complication, a dark wizard is attempting to use the unsuspecting lord to raise an army of the dead.

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The Trailer Dog Park: New trailers of “Indiana Jones” and “Fast X!”

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some good news for filmgoers. It’s looking like 2023 is shaping up to be a good year for summer blockbuster cinema. Almost like the pandemic didn’t happen, right? What I’m looking forward most to is my favorite cinematic, whip-wielding archeologist Indiana Jones. Despite being 80 years young, Harrison Ford is still bringing it as Indy. With James Mangold at the helm, “Indiana Jones and The Dial Of Destiny” looks like a terrific film. Also on the docket is the tenth installment of the increasingly over-the-top Fast And The Furious franchise. Believe it or not, this installment looks like a less goofy version of the previous film. It’s still over-the-top but in a more grounded way. (I know that doesn’t make much sense, but I think you’ll understand after you see the trailer!) Enjoy the trailers! So Sayeth The Kendog!

Dog’s Movie House: “In The Heart Of The Sea” Disappointing Effort From Howard And Hemsworth!



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Chris Hemsworth as Owen Chase in "In The Heart Of The Sea"

Chris Hemsworth as Owen Chase in “In The Heart Of The Sea”




Ron Howard is one of our most successful filmmakers and Chris Hemsworth is one of Hollywood’s rising stars, yet the first film they did together, the underseen “Rush” tanked at the box office.  It’s a terrific film but for some reason it failed to connect with audiences.  Now they’ve teamed up again for “In The Heart Of The Sea,” the fact-based tale that inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.”  Now I can’t speak about the box office prospects for the film (although industry analysts say “murky”), but, considering the talent involved, “In The Heart Of The Sea” is a decidedly underwhelming affair.  Continue reading