Review: “The Meg”

3 out of 5 stars. Thanks to the Syfy Channel and the “Sharknado” movies, we’re living in a new golden age of cheesy monster flicks, and as evidenced by the popularity of these low-budget movies, the more far-fetched and, quite frankly, intentionally bad, the better.  Big budget Hollywood films that are released in theaters are usually […]

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Review: “The Mummy” (2017)

2 out of 5 stars. Disney has the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Warner Brothers has DC.  And, not to be left behind, Universal Studios now has the Dark Universe, having announced remakes of many of the studio’s classic horror franchises, the plan being for them to take place in the same universe.  That new series is […]

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Review: “Kong: Skull Island”

2.5 out of 5 stars. Warner Brothers has been trying to reboot its classic monster movie franchises over the past several years, with 2014’s “Godzilla” supposedly kicking off a series of new films.  That film had mixed results, but “Kong: Skull Island,” the second film in this new “Monsterverse,” does even more so. Directed by […]

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