Movie Sequels

Dog’s Movie House: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” Proves The Third Time Is Not The Charm!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a confession: I have never been a fan of the “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” movies. Even the first film which broke big in 2002 (it’s still the highest grossing rom-com ever) was mildly diverting at best. The second film was so unmemorable that I don’t even remember watching it. So when a third film in this series (does it really qualify as a franchise?) was announced it was met with a resounding “meh” by yours truly. Having watched the film my opinion has not changed.

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Dog’s Movie House: “Meg 2: The Trench” Is Everything You Could Possibly Want In A Giant Shark Movie. . .For Better Or For Worse!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with an admission: I really love Steve Alten’s “Meg” series of books. They’re entertaining with relatable characters and some pretty cool ocean monsters. They are also fairly serious endeavors, so when the first “Meg” film came out in 2018, I was somewhat surprised to see a somewhat lighthearted, goofy take on the story. It was entertaining, to be sure, but part of me wishes for a more serious treatment of Alten’s fascinating universe. That said, “Meg 2: The Trench” ups the ante on shark action and silliness, and knowing that going into the film made me enjoy it a lot more!

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Dog’s Movie House: “Hocus Pocus 2″ And” Munsters” Use Nostalgia To Wildly Differing Effects!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at two features that play heavily into the nostalgia of past old shows (or movies.). The first is “Hocus Pocus 2” a sequel to the now Halloween standard “Hocus Pocus” nearly thirty years in the making. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, this time the infamous Sanderson Sisters (after a prologue set in 18th century Salem showing how the young Sandersons became witches) find themselves ressurected by two magic loving teens (by mistake, of course.) Now, in addtion to their original mission of distilling a potion from the bodies of children to keep themselves young, the trio also wants revenge against the dissendants of the reverend that set them on their path. It’s up to the two teens Becca (Whitney Peak) and Izzy (Belissa Escobedo), along with their friends, to stop the Sanderson Sisters from enacting their evil plan.

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The Dogcast: The Pat Walsh Show – June 3rd, 2012!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with another episode of The Pat Walsh Show! This week we talk about some streaming films in between the big blockbuster summer films. The big talking point is about sequels that are better than the original film. It comes from continued conversations about the excellent “Top Gun: Maverick” which is on target to be the biggest hit of Tom Cruise’s legendary career. So if you missed the show last week, catch up on my appearance with Pat here and enjoy! So Sayeth The Kendog!

The Trailer Dog Park: “New Ghostbusters And Venom 2 Trailers Promise Excitement!”

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog with another edition of the Trailer Dog Park. Today we’re looking at the “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” trailer which serves as a direct sequel to the “Ghostbusters” original films. We’re also looking at the inevitable sequel to the surprise hit “Venom” creatively titled “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” which introduces Woody Harrelson as psychotic supervillain Cletus Cassidy. Both films look decent enough, but the Ghostbuster film is the one I’m really interested. The two previous films haven’t even come close to matching the orignal and hopefully there’s an engaging story to go with the heavy dose of nostalgia that we all know is coming. Enjoy the trailers and feel free to comment below or on my Facebook page. So Sayeth The Kendog!

Venom: Let There Be Carnage
Ghostbusters: Afterlife