Posts Tagged ‘godzilla’

The Big G

Godzilla is back, and he’s more symbolic than ever.
Cole Williams
Sometimes your work and your passions collide. In other words, I’m getting paid to write about a Godzilla movie. Thankfully, Shin Godzilla is pretty damn good. Too bad, for once, I’m not crazy about Godzilla himself. Or its...

Seen through a bus window, the renowned Japanese monster visits the Golden Gate Bridge in Godzilla.

My Beloved Monster

Godzilla rampages again in a flawed but terrifying remake.
Let me calm things down a bit. The early reviews of Godzilla led me to expect something fantastic, and this movie isn’t that. It barely seems to have a script. Yet watching it, I felt something like the awe and horror that th...

Monster Hash

Though its premise is promising, Cloverfield is all bark and no bite.
Cole Williams
When I first saw the mysterious trailer for Cloverfield last summer, I thought “probably just another disaster movie,” though I prayed “giant-monster movie.” As a lifelong Godzilla fan, I couldn’t ...