Without Remorse (2021)

Medium: Movie (Amazon)

Rating: 1/5 .. and without value

Reviewer: jericho

Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer

After two months of teasing and waiting, this film was a huge letdown. It seems like it was more of a collection of what Clancy thought were cool scenes strung together, with this boring plot that is based on insipid unrealistic assumptions. This movie also had no actual military consultants on it, or their input was ignored, as various aspects of this SEAL team were absurd and made no sense. I sat through a long overly drawn out scene waiting for it to finish so we could get to the finale, only to realize that was the finale. Round it out with plot holes, serious continuity problems, flat acting, and just an underwhelming everything. This movie is without remorse, without value, and full of regret.

Voyagers (2021)

Medium: Movie (Multiple)

Rating: 1/5 boldly going where everyone has been

Reviewer: jericho

Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer

Lord of the flies. That's really all you need for this one. If you want a spoiler of sorts; there's no surprise ending either, the movie really is that simple.

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone (2019)

Medium: Audiobook

Lori Gottlieb (Author), Brittany Pressley (Narrator)

Rating: 4/5 "a story about therapy: how we heal, where it leads us"

Reviewer: martums

Reference(s): Amazon || Goodreads

Recently, I nearly broke the Slashdot cardinal rule of commentary (Thou Shalt First Read TFA), by almost recommending a book which I hadn't yet finished. With a nod to Odd's recent bits re: how bad narration can spoil an audiobook, grateful the narration in this audiobook is well-done. Pressley's narration helps give light and life to a book I can heartily recommend, especially in the spirit of dogfooding. Move over, Irving Yalom!

Kodachrome (2017)

Movie (Netflix)

4.5 / 5 the film developed nicely

Reviewer: jericho

Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer

I went into this movie thinking "a different take on As Good As It Gets", with three people in a car and one of them is a jaded asshole. I left the movie really appreciating how different it was, despite sharing that premise. The great cast certainly helps with that, but the pace, music, and scenery bring it all together. Based on a true story, and knowing exactly how this movie will progress and end even without reading it, the time is worth it to experience the tension between Ed Woods and Jason Sudeikis and see the resolution, no matter how predictable. In short, its worth the drive.

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