Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog with a rundown on what to stream this week. Theatrical releases are in doubt again, especially as California ramps up it’s lockdown procedures to curtail Covid-19 during the holiday season. So, as it has throughout this crazy year, it falls to the streaming services to provide your cinematic entertainment. This week I’ve got a couple of good ones: David Fincher’s latest, “Mank” and the second Christmas Chronicles film, creatively titled “Christmas Chronicles 2.”Continue reading
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog!
I love Quentin Tarantino as a filmmaker, but I’m most enamored of him as a writer. The dialogue he writes for his films is profanity-laced poetry that rolls off the tongues of his actors like water over Niagra Falls. It’s the wonderful originality in his scripts that allows me to overlook the fact the most of his films are homages of the classic films he watched in his youth. Tarantino’s latest, “The Hateful Eight” is a nearly three-hour potboiler of a film that doesn’t really pick up from the action standpoint until about two-thirds of the way through, but the wonderfully written characters and terrific performances will keep you riveted the entire way through. Continue reading