Director Tarsem Singh’s ‘Self/less’ is sadly, soulless

Ryan Reynolds in ‘Self/less’

Starring:  Ryan Reynolds, Matthew Goode, Natalie Martinez, Victor Garber, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Dockery,  Derek Luke, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen and Melora Hardin

Writer(s):  David Pastor and Alex Pastor

Director(s):  Tarsem Singh

Human beings have been in search of immortality since we first learned about death.  Self/less is the latest in a long line of films exploring the ‘what-if’ of being able to live beyond our alloted “three-score and ten” as someone once wrote.

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‘Max’ may be the dog of a movie some think it is

Prior to the Second Gulf War we heard all about WMDs (Weapons of Mass Destruction).  Max is a movie about MWDs (Military Working Dogs), or at least one MWD in particular.  The titular MWD is a Belgian Malinois whose handler is a third-generation Marine named “Kyle Wincott” (Amell).  He is following in the footsteps of his father “Ray” (Haden Church) who was injured during his military service.  He now runs a storage locker facility.  His wife “Pamela” (Graham) is in real-estate and Kyle’s younger brother “Justin” doesn’t really give a damn about anything except the computer games he hacks for money.

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