The idea for Colossal sounds exactly that: “colossal.” A woman in the US can sometimes, when she’s drunk and in the right place, become a giant monster in Seoul, South Korea. Add to that Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway, and it sounds like a Hollywood blockbuster. But that’s not what Colossal is at all.
In Colossal, Anne Hathaway plays an alcoholic underachiever who is forced to move back to her rural hometown. There, she realizes if she stands in a certain place at a certain time, a massive kaiju that mimics her movements spawns in the city of Seoul, South Korea. Yes, you read that right.
The Emmy-nominated Fox show The Last Man on Earth came back for season two Sunday night and it didn’t miss a beat. Once again, its unique blend of humor, mystery, wonder and sadness continued the story of Phil Miller (Will Forte). And just like last season, Phil has once again screwed up big time.