This week on End Credits, we’re under siege! No, not literally, and no, we’re not talking about the 1992 Steven Seagal movie. We’re going to officially kick-off the holiday season by heading to the frontlines of the Afghan War with a review of The Outpost. Before that, we’ll head to the trenches of Hollywood and dig up some of the week’s biggest movie news.
This Wednesday, December 2, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Tim Phillips will discuss:
No Wonder Woman? For all those that were hoping to unwrap Wonder Woman 1984 on Crave on Christmas Day, you’re about to be disappointed. That’s one of the news items we will cover this week, and we will also say “goodbye” to the man that originated Darth Vader, say “hello” to new Predator and Transformers movies, and say “huh?” about another Disney controversy.
REVIEW: The Outpost (2020). Based on the book by Jake Tapper, which is based on real events in Afghanistan in 2009, The Outpost follows a standard war movie formula: a group of dedicated soldiers are outmanned, outgunned, and unsure about what exactly they’re meant to achieve, but under siege, they rise to the occasion. The story is old and the setting is relatively more modern, but does director Rod Lurie use the formula to his advantage, or is The Outpost just another war movie?
End Credits is on CFRU 93.3 fm and cfru.ca Wednesday at 3 pm.