This new trailer for James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy popped up on the Interwebs yesterday, and it significantly expands the scale of the universe–literally and figuratively–that the Guardians call their sandbox. It seems a conventional summer blockbuster in many ways. And in other ways, not so much. Something important about is is that–if Marvel Studios current […]
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).