Film Review: Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Director Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters is something of a po-faced monster movie. The emphasis on the human characters weighs the film down. It has been five years since Godzilla attacked, and the monster has not been seen since. Agency Monarch has to fight against a series of monsters, as the monsters battle each other… Director and co-writer […]

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Film Review: Godzilla

Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla is a through and through blockbuster that should prove enthralling to viewers. When researchers find unusual fossils at a mining site, they are flummoxed. Little do they realise the effect that their find will have on the world… Godzilla is a great modern example of spectacle cinema. Director Gareth Edwards has learned from the best in making […]

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Stuff To Look At

A treasure trove of film-related goodness this week, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Edge of Tomorrow and Godzilla… X-Men Days of Future Past [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFjEy87EVV4[/youtube] Here is a new featurette for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Wolverine is one of a host of characters returning from the original X-Men film series. X-Men: Days of Future Past is released […]

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Extended Godzilla Trailer: First Thoughts

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IC3Mi9vOb_8[/youtube] The extended Godzilla trailer was released yesterday, and it looks pretty amazing. Here are some initial thoughts after viewing the it. Trailer-related spoilers ahead… Is Godzilla part of a Government cover-up? The thoughts of Bryan Cranston’s character, indicate that this might be the case. The size of the creature, however suggest a cover up would be tricky to manoeuvre. Will […]

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Stuff To Look At

Apes! Turtles! Sheep! And, erm, Godzilla! Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla, Lucy and more besides feature this week… Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdSlJKs85EQ[/youtube] Here is the latest TV spot for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. No wonder the apes took over the Earth, given their superlative horse-riding skills. Dawn of the Planet […]

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Report: Jameson Cult Film Club Monsters Screening

Those who braved the arctic conditions queuing outside the Royal College of Surgeons in London were rewarded with liquid treats and an entertaining evening. After warming up inside and enjoying a complementary drink or two, Jameson Cult Film Club members and guests were invited to take their seats for Monsters. The event featured some nice touches, such as actors dressed […]

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