There’s more to this movie than apples. Twenty five years ago, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck debuted as actors and screenwriters. As long as you’re not counting the possible writing expertise of William Goldstein. Robin Williams sheds the manic energy of previous roles and won an Oscar for portraying psychologist Sean Maguire. If you haven’t seen this movie in a while, give it another go because it hits differently each time.
What do you say about a movie that’s better the first time around but is a little confusing even on subsequent watches, requires multiple trigger warnings, and seems to want to end about 45 minutes before the runtime expires? Join us for our The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo podcast to find out.
Well, the verdict is in from the USofA (as it already has been from the rest of the world) and Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune appears to work, even on skeptics like Jim who have been resistant to it’s Lynch-tainted charms for decades. But it is any wonder? When a movie looks this good and displays such an overwhelming amount of creativity, you just can’t help but enjoy it. Check out our spoiler-free thoughts on the movie and then, if you’re a club member, stick around for our full spoiler review.
The Hunt for Red October is a classic naval thriller starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin in the lead roles. As a big Tom Clancy fan, it’s also one of A.Ron’s favorite films. Does it hold up 30 years later? Join us on the podcast to find out.