Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Colossal (4½ Stars)

This is the 30th film in the Stuttgart Fantasy Film Festival.

Yesterday I complained about the ridiculous story told by "Radius". The premise of the "Colossal" is just as unbelievable, but I can accept it for one simple reason: it's a comedy. That excuses any illogical storylines.

In Seoul a large monster is terrorising the city every night. Gloria (Anne Hathaway), who lives in a small town in the eastern USA, realises that the monster only appears if she walks across a playground near her house at 8.05 am, her time. The monster mimics her movements, as if she is controlling it.

Ridiculous? Yes. But the film is hilarious. I enjoyed it a lot.

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