The night is dark and full of… nocturnal animals? A violent, brutal, tension-filled ball of fury, Nocturnal Animals is a sight to behold. Telling a story within a story, think The Princess Bride but a lot more fucked up, the movie is about a woman named Susan (Amy Adams) who receives a manuscript of a novel dedicated to her from her estranged ex-husband Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal). Susan hasn’t spoken to Edward in 20 years after leaving him for the much more handsome Hutton. Once Susan begins reading the novel, she becomes transfixed with it and begins thinking back to her past relationship.
It seems like forever since we last saw Earth’s Mightiest Heroes all together, doesn’t it? I missed the playful teasing and one-liners. I missed the awesome combo strikes. I missed the Avengers, so it’s nice that they are finally all back together. So how does it stand up? Does it manage to live up to the hype? I would lean towards yes more than no. It isn’t perfect, certainly not the best of the Marvel movies, but it’s an exciting and darker movie than its predecessor. Continue reading The Avengers: Age of Ultron Review
Well, for a movie titled Godzilla we don’t get to see too too much of the big guy. Of the 2 hour run time The King of Monsters is on screen for about 30 minutes. For those of you looking for a Pacific Rim-style monster fighting marathon, you may be disappointed. Don’t worry though, when Godzilla does appear he makes quite an impact. For the most part the film focuses on the human element, namely Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Ford Brody. Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, and Bryan Cranston round out the rest of the main cast, with Gareth Edwards in the director’s chair. Continue reading Godzilla Review