Godzilla

Kong: Skull Island review

kong skull island posterThis is a story about love, loss, life changes, ambition, carelessness, and judging others.  But mainly, it is the story about a giant gorilla.  A really giant gorilla.  A really giant gorilla on an island that looks nothing like a skull, but may have some rock formations that kind of looked like a skull, maybe.  Overall, this is a fine movie.  It is nothing that you will remember in a month or two, but while you are watching it, you are entertained.  And is that not what a movie should do?  Every movie is not either the greatest ever, or crap, but that is a topic for another day.

Back in 2014, Warner Bros., with Legendary Entertainment, decided to relaunch a giant monster movie universe with the release of Godzilla.  It was also a fine movie, with enough Godzilla goodness.  Now, we get the next installment with Kong: Skull Island.  But, there are some odd things about this follow-up that seem a little weird.  (Mild spoilers ahead.)  (more…)