Godzilla

by Lance Tilford | Posted in The Wayward Critic | No Comments

Fans of Godzilla can breathe a fiery, toxic sigh of relief. Gareth Edwards deftly pulls off a super-sized monster movie with a slow burn beginning and a slam dunk ending. He even manages to somewhat rationalize the origin of a 300-ft tall monster and gives him a purpose for that existence that ties into Godzilla’s […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

by Lance Tilford | Posted in The Wayward Critic | No Comments

There was a justifiable fear heading in to this 5th X-Men movie that they were throwing in every character from the previous trilogy (the “old X-Men” trilogy and the prequel X-Men: First Class) because they didn’t know what else to do. We know from experience that overloading a superhero movie is a bad, bad, thing […]