Godzilla 2014

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by halo1000 » Fri May 16, 2014 3:45 am

I'll be seeing it later this afternoon, really looking forward to it.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by sweet-d » Fri May 16, 2014 7:56 am

Yeah I saw it in IMAX last night and it was lot better than I expected it to be. Heisenberg was a badass like always but I was surprised that script wasn't absolutely utter trash. It didn't seem to treat people like idiots and their was one serious scene that questions if brute force can be used to kill the two flying monsters.

It also isn't an Murica' saves the day kind of movie either. The fight scenes were pretty good too especially when Godzilla
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. It had a fitting ending and I don't think it's needs a sequel.
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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Peter the Game Guy » Fri May 16, 2014 10:09 pm

I saw it.
I was okay.
I might post a video about what I thought about it later.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Sume Gai » Sat May 17, 2014 11:42 pm

It was not a somber cinematic masterpiece (like the Original) but it was a great exercise on build up and pay off which set the stage for some promising follow ups. A fun popcorn movie at the very least. The Human characters were pretty bland (with the Exception of Serizawa and the Father) but not annoying.
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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Vent Noir » Fri May 23, 2014 3:19 am

Saw it last night, thought it was pretty good. Not my favourite Godzilla movie (that'd be Final Wars), but decent.
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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Destiny_Gundam » Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:44 pm

So I saw the movie for the 2nd time today. Not because it was so awesome I wanted to see it twice (like Cap 2), but because I left the theater feeling a bit conflicted. While it was far from terrible, I was quite disappointed.

Build up is fine, and I appreciate what they were trying to do, but it eventually crossed into cocktease territory.
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Even when it gets to the big fight at the end it's mostly just Gozilla and the MUTO struggling in the background while the camera focused on the humans. And when it does just focus on the monsters, Godzilla kills each of them in one hit. It didn't need to be 2 hours of monster fighting, but it definitely needed more. At the very least some of the 'build up' could have been trimmed. Or made more interesting.
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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Toxicity » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:02 am

I saw it today I didn't care for it much. Listening to walter white's son whine about his family got tiresome very quickly.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Peter the Game Guy » Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:02 am

Toxicity wrote:I saw it today I didn't care for it much. Listening to walter white's son whine about his family got tiresome very quickly.
I disagree, I hardly heard him white at all.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Toxicity » Sun Jun 15, 2014 7:28 pm

As others have said, the film focused much more on the incredibly generic main character and his quest to be reunited with his family than the monsters. I highly doubt that most of the people who spent money on a ticket to see this film were very interested in seeing anything more than Godzilla doing what he does best.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Peter the Game Guy » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:29 pm

Toxicity wrote:As others have said, the film focused much more on the incredibly generic main character and his quest to be reunited with his family than the monsters. I highly doubt that most of the people who spent money on a ticket to see this film were very interested in seeing anything more than Godzilla doing what he does best.
The whole film is based around the monsters.
Ford's goal to get back with his family feels more like side plot if anything.

& why is it so bad that the film gives the human so much screen time?
It's been done like that before in tons of Godzilla films.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Toxicity » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:29 pm

Peter the Game Guy wrote:& why is it so bad that the film gives the human so much screen time?
Toxicity wrote:I highly doubt that most of the people who spent money on a ticket to see this film were very interested in seeing anything more than Godzilla doing what he does best.
This review sums up pretty well why I didn't care for the film, since apparently you didn't bother to read my previous post.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by excalibur2008 » Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:07 pm

Peter the Game Guy wrote: & why is it so bad that the film gives the human so much screen time?
It's been done like that before in tons of Godzilla films.
Including the original in which Godzilla barely appears.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Toxicity » Tue Jun 24, 2014 11:31 pm

I don't have anything against character driven stories, provided that the characters are interesting.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Deacon Blues » Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:09 pm

Toxicity wrote:
Peter the Game Guy wrote:& why is it so bad that the film gives the human so much screen time?
Toxicity wrote:I highly doubt that most of the people who spent money on a ticket to see this film were very interested in seeing anything more than Godzilla doing what he does best.
This review sums up pretty well why I didn't care for the film, since apparently you didn't bother to read my previous post.
It'd help if he pronounced MUTO correctly... "mew-toe". Riiiiight. Wutnabe. God can this "reviewer" even be bothered to pronounce things correctly?

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Toxicity » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:34 pm

It might just be his accent, IIRC he's from Boston, MA.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Deacon Blues » Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:01 pm

No... it's not his accent. It's just stupidity and ranting, much like the other Godzilla reviews. Hardly any constructive criticism.

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Re: Godzilla 2014

Post by Aki » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:39 am

looks awesome!

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