Written by Nick McCann "Much like his first “Indiana Jones” follow-up, Spielberg enjoyably goes darker and more serious. The plot still talks up the dangers of playing with nature while taking the scale-up many more notches. The cause and effect … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Dinosaurs didn’t really need movies to be amazing, but they’ve helped a great deal. Going back to the dawn of cinema, these creatures have seen many interpretations. Everyone from Ray Harryhausen to Roger Corman has given … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "The dogfighting on display still remains as some of the best aerial action sequences committed to film. These machines absolutely blaze through the sky with kinetic cinematography and sharp editing. The MTV-styled visual language is a … Continue reading.
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.