Godzilla vs. Kong
Opening Wednesday, March 31 in theaters and on HBO Max — where it will be available for one month — Godzilla vs. Kong is the fourth movie in the MonsterVerse series, and a solid blast of dumb fun. The previous movies included the serious but oddly forgettable Godzilla (2014), its awful sequel, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), and the best of the series, the clever, brilliantly acted Kong: Skull Island (2017). Godzilla vs. Kong opens with very little setup, dropping us in on a big batch of characters, all busily in the middle of doing whatever they do. Viewers may wonder if they've forgotten some characters from one of the previous movies, or if maybe there was another movie in there somewhere that they've missed, but take heart. These are all new characters, except two: intrepid teen Madison Russell (Millie Bobby Brown) and her father, Dr. Mark Russell (Kyle Chandler)...