‘The Green Knight’ and ‘Jungle Cruise’ Reviews


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It’s a big week at the theaters with the highly anticipated A24 release The Green Knight (starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander and Joel Edgerton), Jungle Cruise (starring Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson), as well as Matt Damon’s latest drama Stillwater.

Before we get to our reviews of those films though, we have to touch on the Director’s Guild recent rule change which will exclude films without a theatrically exclusive release window from competing for their awards show next year. This puts HBO Max’s day-and-date strategy in a difficult spot with awards hopefuls such as Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.

What’s your favorite movie from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? That’s the topic of this week’s BlendGame. Next week, we’re taking a look at James Gunn’s unique career. Play along on Twitter using #JamesGunnBlend.

This Week In Movie

- The Last Mercenary (Netflix)

- Stillwater

- Jungle Cruise

- The Green Knight

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Timestamps (approx. only)

6:11 - Weekly Poll

14:19 - Will HBO Max Backtrack on Streaming Strategy?

30:28 - Stillwater Review

37:14 - Jungle Cruise Review

42:32 - The Green Knight Review

53:59 - Our Favorite Dwayne Johnson Movies

1:05:31 - Outro

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