Tag Archives: World War II

Decent ‘Overlord’ fails commercially

5/10 Overlord is a quiet little action/horror movie about Nazi zombies that passed through theaters without much notice, failing spectacularly to stronger intellectual properties like Dr. Seuss and Harry Potter. Overlord follows Private Ed Boyce (Jovan Adepo) and demolitions expert … Continue reading

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Stop what you’re doing and go see Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla is a monumental achievement in filmmaking. It’s a gleefully atypical disaster film. It’s an inspiring vision of the human spirit. More than anything else, though, it’s Japanese. Manmade and natural disasters On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by a magnitude … Continue reading

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The Innocents is a reminder that movies are, first and foremost, art

Steven James @StevenLeeJames I almost didn’t watch The Innocents. That would have been very stupid of me. In December 1945, French Red Cross doctor Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Laâge) is taking care of Polish concentration camp survivors while she and … Continue reading

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