Review: “Godzilla” is King of the Perfectly Fine Monster Movies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53_HoOSUDFs Should any of you be reading this review as a way of determining whether or not you should see a movie where 400-foot-tall monsters battle for dominance across numerous continents, then maybe you already have your answer. If you’re wondering if you should travel to a theater to see a movie where a dozen … Continue reading Review: “Godzilla” is King of the Perfectly Fine Monster Movies

Revenge serves up buckets of bloody, poignant genre thrills

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTIyQTxNgvg Revenge works so exceptionally well not only because it’s an exceptional entry in the gory-exploitation-horror-genre, but because the movie is, at its core, a tried and true survival story. Oh, it’s without a doubt the R-rated genre movie you could hope for: There’s buckets of blood, exploding heads, quick cuts, drug-fueled sequences and gratuitous nudity … Continue reading Revenge serves up buckets of bloody, poignant genre thrills

Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins bring us the hero we need in Wonder Woman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5GMZ7enOvw As I walked out of Wonder Woman the immediate wave of feelings surging through my body were that of indestructibility, inspiration and fearlessness.  It wasn’t unlike the sensations you get after landing a new job, successfully flirting with someone attractive, or watching a pig and tiger become best friends. I felt like the world … Continue reading Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins bring us the hero we need in Wonder Woman