FlixChatter Review: DUNE (2021)

Few films are as buzzy as DUNE in the past decade and after nearly a year delay, its eventual release date felt like it crept up on me all of sudden. The press screening was packed, which wasn’t always the case lately as most screenings have been barely half full. But DUNE felt like a …

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THIS JUST IN! Denis Villeneuve’s DUNE (2020) trailer

Woo wee!! Can you believe it's been five months since the first official FIRST LOOK photos of DUNE were released?! I remember hyperventilating then just looking at a bunch of photos, well... finally, the trailer is here! Behold... https://youtu.be/n9xhJrPXop4 ... I had been standing in front of my laptop since 10:45 CST... waiting w/ bated …

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Denis Villeneuve’s DUNE – what I’ve learned of the 2020 adaptation so far

Happy um-what-day-is-it? The days have become such a blur lately... and honestly, it's tough to keep motivated during the lockdown, and the not-knowing when this whole thing would actually end is the toughest part. Summer's practically been canceled, which if you've lived in places like Minnesota, that's so devastating given how fleeting Summer is and …

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FlixChatter Review: SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (2018)

Denis Villeneuve’s SICARIO was one of the best films of 2015 and one of my favorites that year. It was well received by many movie critics, but it wasn’t a huge box office hit, so I didn’t expect or wanted to see a sequel. But these days Hollywood studios will try to turn ANY movie …

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FlixChatter Review: ARRIVAL (2016)

Sci-fi films involving aliens coming to earth is a dime a dozen. So it's so refreshing to see a film that treads a familiar ground, yet still manages to be original and truly thought-provoking. Based on the short story Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang, the premise of ARRIVAL is deceptively simple. One day, …

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FlixChatter Review: SICARIO (2015)

Director Denis Villeneuve loves to make films about dark subjects, in his latest one he decides to tackle the dark world of war on drugs here in United States. After a raid that’s gone terribly wrong on a home that belongs to a very powerful drug cartel, young FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) decides …

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