Anthony Mackie

Dog’s Movie House: “Outside The Wire” Entertaining, If Undemanding Sci-Fi Actioner!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at a nifty little sci-fi movie from Netflix called “Outside The Wire.” The film is set in the near future and feature’s Anthony Mackie, a talented actor probably best known as The Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s also had some fine performances in such film’s as “The Hurt Locker” and “Pain And Gain.” The film itself is a fairly intense action flick with high production values and a decent story.

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Dog’s Movie House: “Our Brand Is Crisis” Slight Movie Benefits From Terrific Turn By Bullock!



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Sandra Bullock as Jane Bodine in "Our Brand Is Crisis"

Sandra Bullock as Jane Bodine in “Our Brand Is Crisis”





“Our Brand Is Crisis” seems to be striving for a biting political drama mixed with some comedic moments, but Sandra Bullock’s latest seems to have trouble deciding what kind of film it should be.  Is it a political drama, social satire, slapstick comedy, or inspirational film about the emotional growth of a political mover/shaker searching for redemption.  In truth, “Our Brand Is Crisis” wants to be all of these things and the resulting soup has a somewhat diluted quality to it.  That said, this film is not without its rewards, chief among them a powerhouse performance by Sandra Bullock. Continue reading