Dog’s Movie House: “Space Jam: A New Legacy” Overstuffed Yet Fitfully Entertaining Animated Film!
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at “Space Jam: A New Legacy” in which Lebron James plays a basketball game with the Looney Tunes, including Bugs Bunny, against a team of digitized NBA and WNBA stars working for a rogue AI named Al G. Rhythm (Don Cheadle). Two things to get out of the way: this film is better than the original “Space Jam” in 1996 (although that’s a pretty low bar to clear) and this review is going to be colored a bit by my perceptions of the Looney Tunes which is probably a product of my age. That said, this is a busy film that has a few fitful moments of humor and heart but is way too stuffed with Warner Bros. catelogue of IPs to work as an entirely coherent film.Continue reading
The Kenblog: “Is There A Rationale For Taking Away The Guns From Elmer Fudd And Yosemite Sam?
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here and I think I’m really risking showing my age. I am a huge fan of the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Cartoons. When I was a kid I remember watching the ninety-minute “Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show!” and getting a full dose of Bugs, Daffy, Elmer, and all the others. I have and watch all six volumes of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection quite often and Mel Blanc and Chuck Jones are my personal heroes.Continue reading