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When one thinks about the Avengers, there are only a handful of villains that come to mind who can pose a true challenge. Loki was an excellent choice for the first film; he was known to people who saw Thor…
“‘More of the same’, though I’d still say it was better overall than the previous Avengers movie and trumps it on most levels.”
“Generally speaking, an audience should never be this aware of the filmmaking tricks of the trade being deployed to artificially amp up suspense.”
The Fear Fan takes a look at the 2014 remake of Godzilla! Was it a titanic success, or just a colossal bore?
“When it comes to Hollywood making a Godzilla movie, this is about the best possible outcome anyone could have hoped for.”
The King of the Monsters is back, this time under the wing of Gareth Edwards, known for his other critically acclaimed movie about giant monsters. Is this finally a worthy adaptation of Gojira? Or is it worse than Roland Emmerich's disaster?
'Godzilla': The 20th Century Literally Comes Back to Bite Us in the Ass
“The bad news is Kick-Ass 2 isn’t as good as Kick-Ass. There are certain key elements of awesome from the first movie that are absent this time around, and without them there’s just no way to completely recapture the magic. The good news is that those voids have been filled by not-quite-as-awesome-but-still-pretty-awesome new stuff.”
“Most action films are ludicrous to a degree, but this one is almost a cartoon. I felt about as much suspense over Hit-Girl’s fate as I feel concern for Wile E. Coyote’s health after a boulder falls on him.”
It's been a while, but Sofie's making a comeback with a new series of short videos simply recommending movies that she happens to like. First up is Kick-Ass, the superhero action comedy based on the comic book of the same name, starring Aaron Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Nicolas Cage.
It's the two-part BBC mini series from 2007 with Jonathan Pryce in the title role, and costarring the Irregulars, a ragtag group of street kids who do all the work while Holmes gets all the credit. Meanwhile, our Watson (Sursum Ursa) ends up having to do most of the reviewing herself as our Holmes (Sofie Liv) gets lost on the streets of London.