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Rogue One takes a different approach, and is both a prequel and an interquel, taking place between Episodes III and IV (immediately before Episode IV, as it eventually turns out) and details how the Rebellion managed to get hold of the Death Star plans that served as the MacGuffin of the original film.
“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?
“The Fear Fan goes indie with Monsters, a relatively low budget monster movie that managed to get some decent reviews when it was first released. Fear Fan went into this one with high expectations, but does it live up to them? To put it simply: Hell no.”