It's taken 3 attempts but the third times a charm for American made Godzilla films, as this sequel is bigger, more exciting, and has killer world building!
Just when you could maybe accuse the MCU of having a lack of visual diversity between its earthbound instalments, Doctor Strange comes along turns that notion on its head, back to front and inside out. The film belongs right up there with Ant-Man, an origin story about a lesser known and understood character done in such a way that absorbs you fully into the world of its hero and leaves you wanting more.
The Island is surprising to say the least. A less than credible director takes on a less than original idea and yet the result somehow works.
With a focus not on action but on delivering a continuously changing story, The Island is given room to breath and naturally evolve. While the film does occasionally betray its own tone with out of place one-liners and a reality defying action chase sequence, the effectiveness of the films mystery and representation of its…