Ocean’s 8: The Ocean Saga–Episode IV

Supposedly I’m into movies and supposedly I’m able to keep my geek emphasis on life and pop culture in check.  That’s how I like to present myself, anyway.  But recent evidence seems to be confronting those assumptions.  I watch Ant-Man and the Wasp and I find I have a breezy 800+ words flowing from my fingertips, but a similarly-timed viewing of Ocean’s 8 only invites comparisons to the Star Wars saga.  What’s up with that?

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Colossal – an oddball of a monster movie

How to describe Colossal, the 2016 offering from writer and director Nacho Vigolondo? It’s an oddity of a movie:  it’s got a small cast, a limited scope, relatively few special effects, and yet with all that, it’s still about a giant monster knocking down buildings in South Korea.

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