Jon W

Microbiologist, commentator, lover of good sci-fi and B-movies.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Aliens

Recent activity

  • The Terminator


  • Street Trash


  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace


  • Spider-Man: Far From Home


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier


    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



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    After the dud that was 1998's Godzilla (which I've seen but admittedly don't remember much about), I was understandably leery about another reboot of the classic Japanese mega-monster franchise. But the trailers promised something interesting - a dark modern monster movie that just might live up to the hype. Turns out I should have listened to my gut the first time around.

    The first warning sign is when Bryan Cranston, who is a tad hammy but is nonetheless the most…