Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Kong: Skull Island Lays the Foundation for a Monster Franchise

Kong: Skull Island is a prequel of sorts, though probably not in the way you’re expecting. Then again, if you’ve kept up with, well, the internet, the secret’s been out for some time. Kong will face Godzilla in 2020, so Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island is the prequel to Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla. We’re about to get a franchise of monster fights that will hopefully provide more knock-down-drag-out awesomeness than other “versus” movies we’ve seen of late. Continue reading “Kong: Skull Island Lays the Foundation for a Monster Franchise”

Guardians of the Galaxy Is a Must-See For Everyone

Although a peace treaty has been signed between the Kree and the Xandarians, the fanatic Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace) intends to wipe out Xandar with the help of a highly-coveted Infinity Stone, which was unknowingly stolen by Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star Lord (Chris Pratt). Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Is a Must-See For Everyone”

Wreck-It Ralph: An Hour and a Half of Pure Nostalgia and Arcade Tributes

I just knew this movie was going to be awesome when I first saw the trailer this summer. When Disney makes movies like this, it helps me feel less anxious about the fact that they now own Star Wars. After all, creating an animated movie based on or derived from classic arcade and video games that only adults would recognize is a bold strategy because you’re essentially widening the target demographic from just kids to kids through adults.
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