"Oldboy" (2013)

Oldboy (2013)
Directed by: Spike Lee
Running time: 104 minutes

So Game of Thrones is over for another year. What the heck am I supposed to look forward to on Monday nights now? Yes, True Blood starts again next Monday, and Jimquisition will always be there for me; but it always feels like such a long wait for Game of Thrones! I guess that’s the price we pay for the show not having one of those stupid “mid-season” breaks that it seems every other show has. And also, the show has short ten episode seasons so it never feels like it’s dragging/has the filler episodes a 22 episode show does. Please don’t ever change Game of Thrones, I love you for all the above, it’s just that next April is some 300 days away! I mean, Christmas will come and go before I see you again and, being a retail employee, that is a depressing thought… Continue reading

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"Godzilla" (2014)

Godzilla (2014)
Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Running time: 123 minutes

So I did it, I finally got to see Godzilla! After the train wreck the other week that was The Other Woman, I was so excited to see this film and I am even more excited to write about it. But first, I feel I need to put up a mild spoiler warning here. No, I’m not going to spoil the ending or anything like that! Godzilla had a very interesting kind of marketing campaign, where what the story they are implying in the trailers is not exactly the story you get in the film. I love it when movies do this, as it means the trailer hooks my interest but does not spoil the movie for me. Having said that, to actually talk about the film at all will require me to explain the basic plot and that would undo any sneaky trailer magic! Sorry guys, I don’t make the rules.

You have been warned, now on with the show! Continue reading