In this blog entry for the Herald, I celebrate the insane magnitude of the title creature in the frankly awesomeKong: Skull Island by citing some of the biggest movie monsters ever. Most of them are recent. The modern era has been kind to gargantuan beasties.
In this interview conducted for the Herald, Kong: Skull Island lead actor Tom Hiddleston discusses his big monkey movie and also what it was like to collaborate with Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi on Thor: Ragnarok.
To mark the release of Fifty Shades Darker, I look back at how sex on the whole has disappeared from mainstream cinema, and lament its absence in both creative and sociological terms. Also: bare bottoms.
In this blog for the Herald, I look at how on-demand services have removed the stigma of movies that bypass theaters, and I review five new Netflix Original Movies: Mercy, I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, Mascots & Rebirth.