Stream of the Day: ‘Colossal,’ Now on Hulu, Is a Monster Movie That Understands Our Confusing Times
With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever during the coronavirus outbreak, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform.Monster movies have endured in part because they provide a template for tapping into the anxieties of the moment.
“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” may not have mustered profound social commentary, but giant hideous beasts wreaking havoc on civilization tap into deep-seated existential dread on autopilot.
“Kong: Skull Island” took the mounting ineptitude of American military to task.
And the latest version of “The Invisible Man” would have been jarring if it didn’t work in some kind of #MeToo component.More from IndieWire’The Last Thing He Wanted’ Review: Dee Rees’ Joan Didion Adaptation Is an Incoherent Misfire’The Last Thing He Wanted’ Trailer: Anne Hathaway Is Tough As Nails in Dee Rees’ ThrillerYet “Colossal” manages
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