Robert Zemeckis

Dog’s Movie House: “Allied” A Solid Piece Of Old Fashioned Entertainment!



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Brad Pitt & Marion Cotillard In "Allied"

Brad Pitt & Marion Cotillard In “Allied”



There’s something to be said for a good old-fashioned story filmed in a good old-fashioned way.  There are a variety films out there that go out of their way to be cutting edge both in technique and story.  However, there are reasons many of the classics of the golden age of cinema have endured.  A story well told is a story well told no matter the era, and while Robert Zemeckis’s latest wartime drama “Allied” doesn’t achieve those lofty heights, it entertainingly harkens back to a different era of moviemaking. Continue reading

Dog’s Movie House: “The Walk” Awesome Combo Of Heart And Spectacle!



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Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Phillippe Petit in "The Walk"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Phillippe Petit in “The Walk”




Phillipe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has an impossible dream.  It’s 1974 and the daredevil and wire walker wants to string a wire between the nearly completed World Trade Center in New York and walk between them.  Of course, such things are illegal, but Petit and his gang of “accomplices” don’t let that stop them and Petit is soon working like some sort of spy in order to accomplish this wondrous feat.  Petit’s attempt to do this will be one of the most spectacular pieces of entertainment you’ll see in the theater this year. Continue reading