Fantasy and Young Adult movies can tell us a lot about ourselves; particularly about the need to not lose your sense of wonder as you grow older.
The most important part of any story, even more so than the plot itself, is the characters. We need to be able to empathize with them if we’re going to continue reading about and watching them. But do the characters need to be humans for us to care what happens to them?
Critics don’t like “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”. Audiences love it. How do *I* feel about it? Listen and find out.
In a lot of cases, the “twist” is the most famous and popular part of a story. For me, though, it’s my least favorite part. (My Twitter account, as promised: https://twitter.com/Stephens_Site )