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”

crimson peak

Crimson Peak: A Beautiful Yet Predictable Horror-Romance

After falling for and marrying the charming and mysterious Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) moves to England to live with her new husband and his overbearing sister, Lady Lucille (Jessica Chastain), in their gothic manor, Crimson Peak. Continue reading “Crimson Peak: A Beautiful Yet Predictable Horror-Romance”

Chris Hemsworth as Thor

Thor: The Dark World Is What a Marvel Shampoo Commercial Would Look Like

Ah, mighty Thor. It’s been a while since we’ve seen your muscly goodness and Thoreal tresses (Yeah, I’ve got a million hair jokes for this movie). Thor came out in 2011 and was immediately followed by The Avengers in 2012. Many people said that Thor was the weakest film of Marvel’s Phase 1. I’m more inclined to think that trophy should go to Captain America, but that’s just me. Continue reading “Thor: The Dark World Is What a Marvel Shampoo Commercial Would Look Like”