Tag Archives: John David Washington

On ‘Tenet,’ ‘Fury Road’ and the end of blockbusters

Tenet came out on DVD Dec. 15, 2020, three months and change after its long-delayed theatrical release over Labor Day weekend. It’s still playing in 70 theaters as this is being written, I’m actually of a mind to go see … Continue reading

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Don’t try to understand ‘Tenet,’ just feel it

9/10 God damn it’s good to be back at the movies. A fresh-faced protagonist (John David Washington) is promoted from the CIA to an international secret society called Tenet. He is introduced to “inverted” munitions, bullets made at an unknown … Continue reading

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‘BlacKkKlansman’ too focused on its fiction

5/10 BlacKkKlansman opens on footage from Gone with the Wind, a famous crane shot of Scarlett O’Hara (Vivian Leigh) tending to wounded Confederate soldiers after the Battle of Atlanta. It then cuts to an extended scene of Dr. Kennebrow Beauregard … Continue reading

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