My earliest Godzilla movie memory is from “Son of Godzilla” where little Minilla is trying to be like his giant dad with the roaring and atomic ray but all he can produce is little smoke ring puffs. It is so cute and probably the reason this remains my favorite memory of the original Godzilla movies; I even have a couple Minilla collectibles to go with my Godzillas.
As with many of the Godzilla franchise movies and classic monster flicks, the…
The fact that I was not allowed to see this movie when I was young only added to the mystique. I knew it was going to be awesome and it did not disappoint. The music is perfect and sets the right creepy tone putting me on the edge of my seat. Roy Scheider was perfect as the police chief uncomfortable with the water and forced to deal with the crisis, weighing the needs of the townspeople with the safety of…
Since seeing this movie, I have never been able to hear Stealers Wheel's "Stuck in the Middle With You" without thinking of Michael Madsen and his dance as he tortured a captured policeman.
I watched this movie knowing nothing about it one night and I was hooked. Tarantino has a gift for dialogue like none other. I love the pop culture references, the snappiness of the exchanges and yes the profanity. The soundtrack for the movie was perfect, the juxtaposition…