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  • The Host 2013

    ★★½ Watched 12 Aug, 2014

    Not having read any of Stephanie Meyer's novels, I was informed that the book is much better. The story concerns an Earth nearly completely taken over by ethereal aliens that inhabit and control the bodies of their human hosts. Melanie is one of the last surviving humans, but after she's caught and implanted with the soul of the alien Wanderer, the two strike up a rapport and deal with a love triangle on the way. The concept isn't bad, there…

  • Q 1982

    ★★★ Watched 09 Aug, 2014

    Q is a low-budget monster movie from the 80s that manages to rise about the constraints of its budget and deliver a pretty clever creature feature. David Carridine and Richard Roundtree star as cops investigating a series of strange animal attacks and ritualistic murders while Michael Moriarty is a small-time crook that stumbles across the lair of a giant winged serpent that terrorizes the Big Apple. There are lots of aerial shots with the shadow of the serpent Q cast…

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    While a lot of people seem to be down on the first Captain America movie, I actually enjoyed it quite a bit and was pretty interested to see the next entry in the franchise. The Winter Soldier is nothing less than a relentless action thrill ride with a heavy dose of intrigue thrown in. You can't say anything about this before recognizing how amazing the action setpieces are choreographed and shot - I've seen enough action movies to be jaded…

  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 May, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.