Last week, I saw Godzilla. It was OK, but a bit dour, though what I really wanted to see was X-Men: Days Of Future Past. I didn’t though. The reason, I told myself, was because Bryan Singer and some other Hollywood power-players were accused of molesting Michael Egan III numerous times when he was younger. And honestly, […]
Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla Isn’t The Same Monster Many Of Us Grew Up Watching, Which Sometimes Isn’t A Good Thing In The Beginning… I remember when I was growing that I spent many Saturday afternoons in front of a television, watching monsters like Gamera, Mothra and Godzilla. They tended to have come into being due to the hubris of Man, as […]
It’s interesting how things go sometimes. Recently in my Postmortem column I wrote about Garth Edwards’ Monsters, and a few days later learned of the existence of its sequel, Monsters 2: Dark Continent. Edwards, being that he was more than likely working on Godzilla, was replaced as director by Tom Green. The trailer has virtually no aliens in it till […]
Scott Derrickson’s Deliver Us From Evil definitely looks like a movie to watch for. Lately everything seems so massive that every once in awhile I really welcome something on a smaller scale (though not too small. Oculus was entertaining, but almost intimate. And don’t get me wrong, I am not critizing spectacle, after all it’s a golden […]
I have to admit that I am not a huge fan of Gareth Edwards‘ “Monsters,” mainly because there weren’t enough ‘monsters’ in it. That being said, if this teaser is any indicator, I may be eating my words because his Godzilla is looking pretty awesome (though I am not too crazy about the squared-off jaw).