Godzilla Minus One, Nyad, The Boy and the Heron

Movie 1: Godzilla Minus One

This is one of the best Godzilla movies in decades. Made with a very low budget it is a box office success worldwide. Set at the end of WWII, it is a reimagining of the original Godzilla movie. A monster comes ashore to ravage war torn Tokyo. If you are a fan of any of the previous 30 Godzilla movies, you will enjoy this film. Japanese with English subtitles.


Movie 2: Nyad

This is an amazingly true sports story based on the life of legendary long distance swimmer Diana Nyad. Her lifelong obsession to swim the 100 miles from Cuba to Florida highlights her almost maniacal perseverance. Annette Benning and Jodie Foster give knockout performances. This film is sure to garner a few Oscar nominations. On Netflix.


Movie 3: The Boy and the Heron

A beautifully made Japanese animated movie by the legendary artist Hayao Miyazaki. A fantasy tale about a boy in search of his mother with the unexpected assistance of a heron. This is fascinating and at times mesmerizing film making. Japanese with English subtitles, although most theatres nationwide are playing at least one show a day in dubbed English.


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