Pacific Rim: Uprising

Steven S. Deknight brings audiences another dose of giant robot on giant monster action in Pacific Rim: Uprising. The first Pacific Rim is a divisive film in that many people love it and many others hate it. I’m firmly on the side of those that love it and recently appeared on a podcast devoted to…

Kong: Skull Island

The recently Christened Monsterverse delivers its second entry with Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island which marks the return of the iconic giant ape last seen in Peter Jackson’s 2005 film King Kong. I wasn’t a fan of Godzilla. Despite its beautiful cinematography and exciting monster fight sequences the general experience was a dud so I…

The Great Wall

European Mercenaries find themselves in the midst of a battle between Chinese forces and a horde of creatures in Yimou Zhang’s The Great Wall. There was every chance that this film would end up being remembered for being another offensive white saviour movie. It could easily have been a film about white men coming to…