Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at two new releases in theaters this week. The first is “Dog” featuring Channing Tatum as veteran assigned with taking an unruly dog across the country to the funeral of the dog’s owner: a fellow soldier. The next in the cinematic adaptation of the popular video game “Uncharted” in which Tom Holland plays Nathan Drake, a young treasure hunter in search of the lost gold of Magellan. Both films are lightweight, disposable entertainment, but “Dog” carries a bit more emotional weight. And. . .you know, adorable dog!Continue reading
Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog!
They needed a writer’s room for this?! The fifth film in the highly profitable yet artistically dubious series about transforming robots, “Transformers: The Last Knight” is an absolute mess. A well-constructed, occasionally entertaining mess, but a mess nonetheless. For all the money put onscreen, for all the wonderful special effects work by ILM, there is a mechanical nature to Michael Bay’s latest that literally gives us nothing to care about. I enjoy a robot throw-down as much as anyone, but five films in and I find myself officially exhausted. Continue reading