I Just watched 2 anticipated movies of the year this week: Godzilla and X-Men DOFP. If u haven't watched the movies then Do Not Read This.
First we begin with Godzilla...my fave monster icon when I was young. and this year Hollywood unleashed the monster in a big screen..again ...after a very disappointing Roland's version of Godzilla back in 1998.
well..what can I say.....the design of the Godzilla looks better than Roland's...the battle of the monsters is pretty cool..but the main problems are on the script and the all the human characters in it.
I was really 'annoyed... watching Ken watanabe's dumb faces everytime he appears on screen...and the wasting plot of a devastated family that has no significance meaning to the story...coz the main attraction is actually on Godzilla and the mutos...but the director gave the human characters a lot portion. it is ok if the humans provide the solution to get rid off the monsters but in the end ..it's Godzilla who has to fight for the humans. Dang! poor Godzy.
it would be better if the movie tells about the origin of Godzilla and the monsters for the very first time...not just being told as a very very ancient legendary critter that is suddenly appear in the city to save people.
who's to blame?...the director or the writers? maybe both.
I was one who opposed Gareth Edward when Hollywood chose him as the director of Godzilla back then. I don't know why everyone says his movie: "Monsters" is special? it's simply a boring movie. and now the sequel is on the way??
I give 5/10...for the "Godzilla" sake.
And now the X-Men Days of Future Past.
first of all..I am not a fan of Bryan Singer's X-men 1 and 2 but I like his 'Usual Suspect'. it's a brilliant movie.
but after watching his latest X-Men DOFP..I was like...'wow' I give 2 thumbs for the movie..the action is far better than his previous X-men movies. The story is quite ok...but there is one bad thing that make me sad..there are nothing to say about the new mutants..they r just stand and fight for their final stand..while the story focus on Raven, Wolvie, young Charles and young Erik...and Bolivar. others are just...cameo.
But I got to admit Magneto is really badass in this movie. the final battles in the past and in the future look excellent. its a worth to see. many will die in the future.
so Far X-men DOFP is my fave movie of the year.