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'The Last Duel' Realistically Recreates France In The 1300s

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Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, says "The Last Duel," starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, and directed by Ridley Scott, is a realistic, and bloody, recreation of the 100 Years War and the last sanctioned duel to the death in France. Alice enjoyed the science-fiction movie "Dune" but says its more than two-and-a-half hour length is at times tedious because of the sameness of the desert landscape portrayed on another planet.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.