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Dog’s Movie House: “Blade Runner 2049″ A Masterpiece, But Not For Everyone!”

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Ryan Gosling as “K” in “Blade Runner 2049”

 

 

 

Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” from 1982 has transformed from a misunderstood underperformer at the box office at the time of its release to a science fiction classic almost four decades later.  There are several different versions of the film to view, discuss and dissect with friends or foes, and the film’s look is still beautiful all these long years later.   But make no mistake, “Blade Runner” is not a slam-bang action flick:  it takes it’s time to tell the story and those who find themselves disinterested in said story will find the film to be slow and uninvolving.  The same can be said for Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up, “Blade Runner 2049.”   Continue reading

Dog’s Movie House: “The Force Awakens” Lives Up To The Hype!

 

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Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewie (Peter Mayhew) in "The Force Awakens"

Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewie (Peter Mayhew) in “The Force Awakens”

 

 

 

It’s finally here. . .and it doesn’t disappoint!  After the underwhelming response to the prequel trilogy and 32 years after we last encountered Han, Luke, and Leia in a galaxy far, far away,  J.J. Abrams has reinvigorated the most popular space opera in history with a thrilling, emotional, and action packed start of a new trilogy.  Abrams has made a film that can be enjoyed by all fans, new and old alike, and his craftsmanship and attention to drama are wondrous to behold.  Continue reading