I finally saw Rogue One. (Maybe some minor spoilers plus a minor rant ahead.) Look, characters make stories. Plot is fine and good and it needs to have its own logic and make enough sense for your characters to accomplish the Thing they need to accomplish. But it doesn't need to do much more than … Continue reading The saga of the Space Piñata.
It's like when your Grandpa farts at the dinner table while saying grace. You just let it slide. Grace ain't a laughing matter. And, I mean, it's gross, but you love the ol' guy and he can't help it.
Pacific Rim delivered what was promised – giant robots beating the phosphorescent guts out of giant monsters. Was this a good movie? Well, I'd call it Armageddon meets the second half of the Avengers, but minus the genius of Joss Whedon. I mean that in the best way possible. But, frankly, Pacific Rim had no … Continue reading Do Movies Always Need a Script?