The Godzilla and Rogue One director has ideas beyond making things look “fucking cool”

Gareth Edwards has become known somewhat for the use of scale in his films. The creatures and machines from Edwards’ films like Monsters, Godzilla, and Rogue One are all made to look like massive juggernauts from the perspective of the audience. At SXSW, The A.V. Club sat down with the writer-director to get a better…

The Y Axes’ “Monsters” makes alienation sound anthemic

One of the most difficult things for bands to nail down is a voice that complements the music. There are countless bands that have great singers and great songs, but the two just don’t match, and it ends up relegating them to the realm of “nice but forgettable.” One of the best things about San Francisco’s The Y Axes…