The Monster and the Ape #14: Monkey is Not Made for Defeat

The Monster and the Ape #14 His Last Flight For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, Chapter 14 can be found here, with Spanish subtitles. Sharp-eyed viewer James pointed out that I failed to recap one incident that happened in the last chapter, a segment which, at the time, seemed…

The Truth About Emanuel (2013)

The Truth About Emanuel ★★☆☆☆ Dir: Francesca Gregorini Tribeca Films 96 minutes Released in select theaters January 10, 2014. DVD available on February 5, 2014. – “I’m just a girl,” Emanuel tells us in the opening narration, “a murderer without a motive.” This troubled teen (Kaya Scodelario) has grown up with the strange guilt of…

The Monster and the Ape #13: Abandon All Monkeys, Ye Who Enter Here

The Monster and the Ape #13 The Gorilla at Large   For those playing The Monster and the Ape home game, Chapter 13 can be found here, with Spanish subtitles. We listen to our increasingly-less-enthusiastic narrator for a second, then pick up in the middle of the car chase we left off with last week,…

The Monster and the Ape #12: The Dimmest Flame, the Lightest Shadow

The Monster and the Ape #12 The Shadow of Destiny   Our excitable narrator has apparently fueled up with a quick snack between the last chapter and this one, as he manages three or four sentences during the recap, which is not only more than usual, but actually helpful, considering the footage of the first…

The Monster and the Ape #11: A Banal Madness

The Monster and the Ape #11 The Mad Professor For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, the Spanish-subtitled version can be found here. Though we are finally on the downslope of this serial when the excitement is ostensibly about to get more, well, exciting, this chapter’s recap is a snooze….