When put up against other movies, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” isn’t going to land anywhere near the top of the list. But when compared to similar films in the kaiju genre, it’s a grade A effort.
There’s something about the unexpectedly shrewd beauty and the beast storyline that proves as charming as it is thoughtful. This is a smart romantic comedy for smart audiences.
January is the time studios tend to dump their most forgettable, bland rubbish into theaters which makes it all the more surprising that the crime noir “Den of Thieves” is actually a quality heist movie.
While the film could’ve pushed the envelope even further, it’s still a sometimes thoughtful and savage take on cyber bullying and the emptiness of social media that consumes most of our everyday lives.