Dog’s Movie House: “The Menu” A Sharp Comedy Skewering Pretentious Food Culture And Compelling Thriller All In One!
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a confession: I’m not a big fan of the current foodie culture. There seems to be a constant game of elitist one-upmanship in terms of holier-than-thou analysis of what the food means to the environment, as if by partaking in such a unique item makes you a better person than the fools who partake of the simple cheeseburger. Pricey and pretentiously annoying, aspects of this type of foodie culture have become the new avenue for cultural elitism. This is the subject that the makers of the movie “The Menu” skewer with much delight, all the while creating a compelling thriller featuring outstanding performances and some unique twists and turns.Continue reading
Dog’s Movie House: “The Witch” Creepy Slow Burn Horror!
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog!
Horror is a lot like comedy. It’s a subjective matter in that different people are scared by different things. Many of my friends are visual when it comes to his scares; they have to see the carnage on screen to get a thrill. I actually prefer horror films that use the “less-is-more” technique, allowing my admittedly overactive imagination to fill in the gaps. I say this before I begin my review for “The Witch” because this film caters to folks of the later persuasion. If you’re looking for instant gratification and oodles of violence and gore, please look elsewhere for your terror-filled thrills. Continue reading