Reviews of 'Godzilla,' 'Foxfire' and 'For No Good Reason' Lead Our Film Review Roundup
Published May 16, 2014Summer is the season for must-see blockbusters — have you started compiling your list of films you don't want to miss? If not, let us start you off with this week's Film Review Roundup. Every week, we take all of our film reviews put our most popular ones all in one place, just for you. Give them a read and start settling on which film you'll hit the cinema for first.
The first review in our roundup is of Godzilla, Gareth Edwards' modern remake of the classic Japanese monster thriller. The film boasts first-rate special effects and a captivatingly real portrayal of the famous lizard-creature, but was its cutting edge technology used at the expense of narrative quality? Read the review to see if audiences are flocking to a behemoth blockbuster or fleeing from a monster flop.
Next up, read our review of Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang, in which a group of girls in the 1950s take it upon themselves to fight social oppression and exploitation. Our reviewer gave it a less-than-impressed 5/10 rating; follow the link and find out why this headstrong feminist flick turned out to be simply average.
We also reviewed For No Good Reason, the Johnny Depp-hosted glimpse into British illustrator Ralph Steadman's exemplary career. Our reviewer found that the documentary's shallow scope into the cartoonist's life made the film "devolve into nothing more than lip service." Read the full review to find out if For No Good Reason deserves your viewership.
The last film in this week's roundup is Million Dollar Arm, the new, heart-warming, sports-themed romp from Disney. When J.B. Bernstein decides to launch a reality show to find India's next great cricket player, chaos ensues — endearing, family-friendly chaos. Click above to find out more.
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