Written by Nick McCann 70/100 While there have been exceptional standouts in recent memory, 2014’s John Wick keeps getting the most bows of honor from fans and artists. Chad Stahelski and David Leitch’s movie served as a stark reminder that … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 68/100 You ever get that feeling where you got what you wanted but just not how you were expecting it? I’m feeling that feel. When I first saw the trailer to this movie, I was all … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 96/100 One of my biggest regrets in movie-going was not seeing A Quiet Place in theaters when it was new. I was highly impressed when I did finally watch it and subsequently crushed that I didn't … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 88/100 I don’t think Roland Emmerich fully understood the gravity of his situation. When he made his own Godzilla movie back in 1998, he not only took advantage of the name for his own gain but … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 45/100 By the 1990's, Godzilla had a 40 plus year history built up and American audiences had got a few different tastes of his growing legacy. It was about time though that a proper American production … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 69/100 King Kong ushered in a new era of special effects driven American filmmaking back in 1933. Godzilla, 21 years later, took that effects film formula and wove in a palpable social commentary for Japanese audiences. … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 91/100 Pretend, reader, that you were a citizen of Japan in mid-summer of 1945... yeah that sucked. The atom bombings of World War 2 left a permanent stain on that country and the world. The nuclear … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 94/100 There is no other like the Eighth Wonder. Who could’ve thought in the 1930's that movies can get so big? Sure talkie pictures had been around for a while and there were some B-pictures that … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 84/100 As far as getting new releases, this year bites. It's a good thing the streaming platforms all had full banks to deploy. Admittedly I'm still not all that enthused with Netflix originals, but the output … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann 72/100 Just as people flock to movies to escape the fearful thoughts of our current virus lockdown, moviegoers of the 1950s were flocking to movies to escape fearful thoughts of Cold War anxieties. Monster and alien … Continue reading.