Review – It’s Good To Be The Kwisatz Haderach (“Dune”)

Here we go again! This is the fourth time putting Frank Herbert’s Dune on the screen. Besides the 1984 cinematic bomb, there was Alejandro Jodorowsky’s failed attempt in 1974, plus the 2000/2003 mini-series on the old Sci-Fi Channel. Will this one be any good? It’s the year 10,191 and nobody’s invented sunglasses? Really? If you’ve…

Review – Ewe’ll Never See This Coming (“Lamb”)

With a very weird and twisted screenplay by first-time director/writer Valdimar Jóhannsson and poet, novelist, and Bjork songwriter, Sjon, this Icelandic import from A24 Films is moody, creepy, strange, and gives you a case of “what-if’s” with its unusual plot. Somewhere in the desolate outback of Iceland lies the lonely sheep farm of hard-working farmers,…

Review – Needs More Wolverine (“Reminiscence”)

Combining the sci-fi tech of Strange Days, Minority Report, and Brainstorm, along with a bunch of old Bogart/Bacall 50’s detective film noir movies, this uneven film has you wishing star Hugh Jackman would sprout his famous Adamantium claws and go to town! Written, directed, and co-produced by first-timer Lisa Joy of HBO’s Westworld, this movie…