Next Screenings? “They Shall Not Grow Old,” followed by “Aquaman”

Peter Jackson needs some good news, considering the debacle that the “Mortal Engines” adaptation he produced and co-scripted stands as the biggest bomb of the year — many a year.

So let’s go see his righteous WWI doc (showing Dec. 17 and 27 at select cinemas in the US) and hope we’re not bummed by the colorization of the footage or the added sound of “They Shall Not Grow Old.” My Grandfather fought in the Great War, but as it fades into distant memory, a turning point in human history and the starting point for arguments against war, the military-industrial complex, oligarchs and monarchs is worth remembering.

“Aquaman” opened overseas and has a few foreign and US premiere reviews up already. Indifferent reviews. But we will see for ourselves, shall we? It opens Friday.

About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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