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  • Frankenstein Conquers the World

    Frankenstein Conquers the World

    ★★★½

    You know, when Mary Shelley wrote her novel about a sympathetic monster born from a crazed scientific experiment, I don't think she ever thought this is where her legacy would end up. I've watched some oddball giant monster movies in my time, but for now this takes the cake (I still haven't seen Godzilla vs. Hedorah or the bizarre Italian cut of Gojira).

    So during WWII the still beating heart of Frankenstein is taken from the lab of a German…

  • Kill Crazy

    Kill Crazy

    ★★★½

    "You want sympathy? You can find it in the dictionary in between shit and syphilis." That may be the best line I've heard in a shitty movie in a while. And it perfectly sums up another entry in the hilarious and fascinating legacy of David Heavener. Once again we find David writing, directing, co-scoring, and starring in a movie where he tries to be as cool as the big dogs in the cheesy 80's action game. But David has shown…

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  • St. Elmo's Fire

    St. Elmo's Fire

    Charade has often been called the greatest Alfred Hitchcock film NOT made by Alfred Hitchcock. Well I'm here to say that St. Elmo's Fire is the worst John Hughes movie John Hughes never made.

    St Elmo's Fire is supposed to be a coming-of-age film about the whirlwind drama and fear that comes with graduating from college and becoming an independent person. But I feel like Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin) was way over his head when he made this. This felt…

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    ★★★½

    Well after a long ten year sleep, Godzilla has risen again for the sixtieth anniversary of the monster's inception. This marks the first Godzilla film made in America in sixteen years, and I'm here to ask the question, was it worth the wait?

    This time instead of an established director like Roland Emmerich (Independence Day), we get fresh blood in Gareth Edwards (Monsters) at the helm. The film starts off kind of rocky, with an unoriginal plot about a man…