Hercules (2014) – Review

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The classic story of Hercules and his 12 labors has passed numerous times by the big screen. The best, without a doubt, is the Hercules (1997) animation produced by Disney and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. The worst was launched in 2014, but it is not here. It’s Hercules, with Kellan Lutz, who brings a show with bad effects and dialogues, performances besides sufferable.

Now is the time to give Dwayne Johnson’s skin mythological character. The new Hercules is not as good as the animation, but it is Citizen Kane compared to the long Lutz. The Rock comes at a very physical role, he, of course, can sustain with ease. Son of Zeus, semi-god, responsible for 12 extraordinary works overcome and break the curse Hera… This is the mythological story and also told by Hercules and his group of mercenaries as a means to frighten their enemies. The title character is never alone, enlisting the help of Tydeus (Aksel Hennie), Atalanta (Pocket Ingrid Berdal), Amphiarus (Ian McShane) and company. They are given a mission to help a king (John Hurt) who is having his region attacked by wild people.

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Godzilla (2014) – Review

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A remake of the japanese classic Godzilla this year is definitely a movie about people and their dilemmas. From this premise then we have the backdrop of the threat of colossal creatures towards the destruction of cities and the annihilation of populations. It is true that to have a good plot of suspense is essential that have the point of views of victims, after all she builds a relationship of “concern” between the viewer and the heroes of the movie.

But this Godzilla directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters) the character theme of the movie is content with very little screen time, not to mention the unnecessary development of its human characters. The first act of the movie is what suffers most by presenting almost an hour arc starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Bryan Cranston. Suffers because he is too patient to present their arguments and ultimately prove irrelevant to the final balance of the movie.

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Release Date: July 18, 2014 (USA)
Director: James DeMonaco
Prequel: The Purge
Genres: Thriller, Horror

Movie Name. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Weekend Gross
01 Maleficent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$70,000,000
02 X-Men: Days of Future Past. . . . . . .$32,600,000
03 A Million Ways to Die in the West. . $17,069,000
04 Godzilla (2014). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12,225,000
05 Blended. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8,425,000
06 Neighbors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7,715,000
07 The Amazing Spider-Man 2. . . . . . . . $3,775,000
08 Million Dollar Arm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,700,000
09 Chef. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,425,000
10 The Other Woman (2014). . . . . . . . . .$1,425,000

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Since the first movie, Paranormal Activity made ​​success on the aesthetic proposal of cameras filming what was happening in “real time”, as if what the character sees himself. Time passed, new movies were released, more advanced technologies have enabled brief changes could be inserted, such as the use of cameras on a laptop (Paranormal Activity 4) and the small GoPro, portable camera that is one of the stars of the new movie. Anyway, the basic structure of the series was never changed. Anyone who watched any of his movies, can get a good idea of ​​what’s to come in the other.

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