Ian's Movie Reviews
Short Reviews of Movies, Board Games, and Other Stuff

Posts Tagged ‘monsters


May 24, 2014

Let’s talk marketing for a second, shall we? Normally, the marketing of a movie really shouldn’t bear on your actual impression of the film itself. The promotion is a separate entity from the actual body of work. But that being said, sometimes its hard to separate the two, like in the case of 2014’s Godzilla. […]

Monsters University

November 2, 2013

Monsters University is the latest in Pixar’s recent trend of sequels. But does it reach the acclaim of Toy Story 2 & 3, or does it reach for the lowest common denominator like Cars 2? As you might expect, the monsters fall somewhere in middle, with the toys pulling them closer to their end of […]

Pacific Rim

July 30, 2013

Monsters! Monsters from the deep! Robots! Giant robots! The giant robots are humanities only hope against the kaiju monsters emerging from a dimensional rift on the ocean’s floor. However, there are only a few of these Jaeger robots left and the monster attacks are becoming more frequent. Its a pretty sweet set up for a […]

Film Club Review – Monsters

July 29, 2013

My Review Monsters In the spirit of Cloverfield, Monsters sees a movie monster situation through the eyes of the innocent bystanders. In Monsters, an accidental alien invasion has created an infected zone in Mexico in which alien creatures are contained. A journalist must try to get his bosses daughter to safety by leading her through […]

Monsters Vs. Aliens

October 20, 2009

Monsters vs Aliens is the latest Dreamworks animated feature.  In the world of animated films, Dreamworks just doesn’t seem to reach as high as Pixar does with its movies.  They are more focused on making a movie of its day as opposed to a movie of the ages, and going for laughs rather than actual […]