Tag: Ken Watanabe

The Bigger They Come Part 14 (Godzilla, the King of the Monsters, 2019)

Returning to the present after Kong Skull Island’s 70’s setting, Godzilla: King of the Monsters is our chance for some giant monster against monster action. With a quick revisit to the destruction of the end of 2014’s Godzilla by Gareth Edwards, we meet the… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 14 (Godzilla, the King of the Monsters, 2019)”

Pokémon Is a Mystery (Pokémon Detective Pikachu, 2019)

I will be honest…I went into this film knowing very little. Pokémon rose to prominence at a time where it passed me right by. So, I sat in the theater basically knowing that Pokémon are super powered animal things that people catch or somethings.… Continue Reading “Pokémon Is a Mystery (Pokémon Detective Pikachu, 2019)”

The Bigger They Come Part 2 (Godzilla, 2014)

Godzilla has always seemed to have some trouble when Hollywood takes the reins.  1998’s misguided spectacle is the pinnacle of this.  Gareth Edwards and his team opted to take a step back.  They did not, of course, go with the “Man in Rubber Suit”… Continue Reading “The Bigger They Come Part 2 (Godzilla, 2014)”

When I Was a Kid (Batman Begins, 2005)

It took until 2005 for Batman to return to the big screen.  From the start, we knew this was going to be a more serious take on the character than the previous films.  They were starting over and taking their inspiration from Batman: Year… Continue Reading “When I Was a Kid (Batman Begins, 2005)”

Diversify

So, last Sunday’s Oscars happened.  There was much questioning in advance of how Chris Rock would address the #OscarsSoWhite controversies.  Some felt he should drop out.  Some felt he should use the the night to stick it to Hollywood racism.  And, he did pretty… Continue Reading “Diversify”