Fantasy Films

Dog’s Movie House: See “IF” And “Furiosa” Before They’re Gone!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here and I find myself pondering the strange phenomenon of underperfoming movies at the start of the summer season! “The Fall Guy,” “IF,” and “Furiosa” are all excellent films with some origninal ideas and fantastic performances, yet the general audiences seem to be staying away from the multiplex. I have some theories, of course, but they don’t come down to the usual “this movie is just another comic book movie” or “nobody wants to see this film because it sucks.” Two films in particular should be generating a lot more interest then they are at this point. Are prices of everything so high that folks are choosing to excise the process of going to the theater to save money? Or are the streaming choices available now squeezing the theaters out of business? Whaterver the reason, both “IF” and “Furiosa” are suffering for it.

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Dog’s Movie House: “The Green Knight” A Trippy Experience That’s Not For Everyone!”

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at David Lowry’s “The Green Knight” an update of the classic poem “Sir Gawain And The Green Knight.” As director and writer, Lowry has fleshed out the tale and given a decidedly human take on the formerly virtuous knight while all the while embedding the film with a dreamy, almost hallucinagenic style that is both unsettling and fabulous to behold, both in equal measure. Anchored by a fine performance by Dev Patel as the Gawain, “The Green Knight” is a unique and bold entry into the Arthurian sub-genre of fantasy films. It won’t be to everyone’s taste, however, as I will explain later.

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