Gh0stman has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★ during 2021.

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★

    Overall, Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a lumbered trudge of a movie that goes through the motions in its delivery of a monster movie. It's like one of those movies that they used to play on the Sci-Fi Channel on early Saturday mornings but with a massive blockbuster-sized budget and devoid of charm. The human characters are all annoying and constantly make bird-brained choices; the two standouts being a character voluntarily nuking himself to foster energy for Godzilla and…

  • Coming 2 America

    Coming 2 America

    ★★

    An unfulfilling and middling affair, Coming 2 America is a disappointing sequel. Although the bar was set unrealistically high, the original is one of the best films of the 1980s in my opinion, this one still falls short. The execution is not there with the comedy mostly coming off stilted and awkward. One could definitely say the mild PG-13 rating is at fault but I also feel it's more than that. The story is pretty much just retread of the…

  • Live and Let Die

    Live and Let Die

    ★★

    One of the weakest of the Bond films. Although the film, par course for the franchise, is well shot & cut, features brilliantly designed sets, and beautiful women, this entry is also marred by racism, obvious sexism, and an uninspired 'routine' quality. While I like Roger Moore's run as Bond quite a bit, in fact I think it was one of the very best, he didn't get to a good start here; where he seems to be lost behind Connery's shadow…