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  • Godzilla 1985

    Godzilla 1985

    Even though I have a HiDive account and thus have access to the original Japanese version (plus the previously rare International dub) I decided to re-watch the New Concord/Raymond Burr/Dr. Pepper version. I remember reading tons of stuff on how they ruined this movie here in America so I was shocked to learn when I finally did see the original in the early-00s that the Japanese version has (almost) the same exact problems as the US version does. But the…

  • Ebirah, Horror of the Deep

    Ebirah, Horror of the Deep

    This one splits fans down the middle and I'm here to say that those who don't like it are wrong. More than most Godzilla/Monster movies, this one you can totally remove Godzilla, Mothra, and Ebrirah from the movie and still have a really fun movie. The monster stuff just pushes it over-the-top. Plus a really cool lead performance from Akira Takarada. There is nothing not to love in this one.

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  • Hobgoblins 2

    Hobgoblins 2

    Have you ever watched a movie and then checked the time to see how much longer was left to watch and you realize you've only been watching it for ten or eleven minutes? Then after it's over you want to complain on Letterboxd afterwards or to your friends and acquaintances but realize that you have no one to blame but yourself for watching freaking HOBGOBLINS 2?

  • The Commuter

    The Commuter

    Another fun Collet-Serra/Neeson joint. I think by now you know if you're a cool person who likes these movies or a weiner who does not. NON-STOP is still my gold-standard for these and this one with a bit of a similar set-up doesn't live up to that one's highs but that's alright. I don't ask for greatness or to absolutely love it every time. I enjoyed it and hope Neeson and Collet-Serra keeps making these as long as they want to. Like with Marvel Studio movies, we should be so lucky to have more of these consistently entertaining movies coming out the Hollywood factory.