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Part of the fun of the latest reboots of Godzilla and friends (starting with Gareth Edwards' 2014 film) has been the surprising earnestness despite the outrageous premise: There have always been giant…
Oh, yessssss... The more recent Godzilla movies were something I never thought I needed after Roland Emmerich disastrously stupid 1998 movie of everyone's favorite giant radioactive lizard. But starti…
Falling somewhere between the quality of the modern Planet of the Apes trilogy (very good) and the latest King Kong film (poo), the reimagined Godzilla films are yet another reboot that we may not hav…
Set in the 1970s, Kong: Skull Island follows a team of soldiers, scientists, and explorers who join forces to determine whether a unique ecosystem exists on a remote, mysterious isle. Bill Randa (John…
The idea of moving a monster movie like King Kong into the 70s is inspired. It's 1973 and the Vietnam War is starting to wind down. A group of scientists, led by John Goodman, convince the government …
When my most-anticipated sci-fi re-imagined remake of the summer proved to be a dud (sorry, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, you kind of sucked), I understandably wasn't rushing to plunk down good mone…
The trailers and commercials for the film have hit on all the key points: it’s big, it’s action-packed and it features a scantily clad Naomi Watts doing lots of running and screaming. And, to its cre…