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Friday, May 16 2014

Getting Down, Deep Down, with 'Godzilla'

Godzilla takes us "down there". Down there in corporate cover-ups, down there in human greed and fear, down there in immorality and militaristic overreaching.

Thursday, March 10 2011

'Monsters': Like an 'African Queen'-Inspired Romance

If the Italian neo-realists had made sci fi, it would have looked a lot like Monsters.

Thursday, March 10 2011

'Monsters': Agents of Political Expediency

Two Americans attempt to get back to the US, making the trek through the dangerous 'infected' zone an obvious political allegory.

Thursday, November 18 2010

'Monsters': Imprisoning Ourselves

Curiously, the protagonists suffer no physical injuries -- walking incarnations of American exceptionalism.


Wednesday, May 14 2014

'Godzilla' Is an Old Fashioned Blockbuster... and That's a Good Thing

A lot of early reviews claim that "nothing happens" in the first hour of this film. Those opinions couldn't be more wrong.

Friday, October 22 2010

'Monsters': After the (Almost) Fall of Man

A dialed down approach to the otherwise apoplectic action film that easily wins over those tired out by the continuing Michael Bay-ing of the genre.

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