SPOILER ALERT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NOT SEEN: Godzilla, 2014.
First, I apologize id I fucked up the Japanese.
Two, this comic is a little bit based off of this.
And this sketch was prep for this comic.
Their critique is a little crude, but so is mine, because the intention is that they are both played up for laughs. So, let me go a little more in depth here.
Godzilla, originally, was basically a message saying “the Atom bomb was going to far.” “Man played god, and weren’t supposed too.” Godzilla was kinda the counter balance to that. Puts humanity back in it’s place for going to overboard. But, he also kinda became a super hero that “saved” humanity from the other monsters (no one talks about the casualties from these battles?). So, kinda terrifying, human killing Godzilla. And, anime hero Godzilla. They both exist, and are both relevant to Godzilla’s history. One with him being a horror movie monster, the other being the bad ass hero that spawned awful knock-offs like “Mega Shark vs Mecha Shark.”
My issue is, this movie kinda started as the former and ended as the latter. The teasing, the half-reveals, the over emphasis on humans? It makes sense to me, if they all tragically died. Get invested in these humans, they die. A slap to the face that makes humanity question if it actually has gone to far. And honestly, with colonel JACK-ass being the main human? Surprised they DID survive. -_- Actor kisses a girl who is underage when he is like forty, and now acts like a loser in every other movie (Kickass and H kiss in the second kick ass movie, and I am PRETTY sure there was a twenty year age gap between the actors. AND she was a minor) . As hokey as Cranston was, they totally played it up that there was going to be more of him. And even with the bad Japanese, he was more interesting a human XD.
I don’t know. I feel like It tried too hard to be both the “Godzilla is a terrifying Monster that kills a dumb ass humanity” and “KICK ASS GODZILLA KICKS MONSTER ASS.” Would have been a stronger movie if It pick one or the other, in my opinion.
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