The biggest movie stars of the “Monsterverse” finally meet in the inevitable giant monster battle in a sprawling spectacle that includes hollow earth theory, conspiracy theorists, and a new take on the Mecha-Godzilla robot.
The BFG (2016) – Steven Spielberg directs this big screen version of Roald Dahl’s storybook fantasy, the tale of orphan Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the dreamcatching giant she names BFG (Mark Rylance), short for Big Friendly Giant. And though big to Sophie—he can carry her in the palm of his hand and set her on […]
A surprise Oscar nominee in the animated feature category, Mirai (Japan, 2018) is the sweet, imaginative tale of a four-year-old boy who becomes jealous of his newborn sister Mirai when she becomes the center of attention in the household while his parents grapple with new strains that the growing family puts on the household. Mother […]
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017) is not your usual comic superhero origin story. It turns out that the majestic Amazon princess from a mythic island of female warriors was born of a Harvard psychologist and outspoken feminist who had a polyamorous relationship with two women who inspired the character and a passion for […]
Three directors, one screenwriter, and a sprawling cast turn a quartet of novels by David Peace into a mesmerizing trilogy of films. It’s a rich and gripping saga of brutal murders, police corruption, and victims sacrificed to power and money set against the real-life backdrop of Yorkshire and the terror of the Yorkshire Ripper. Each […]