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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Dr. Professor » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:30 pm

KaijuCanuck wrote:Personally, I like the helmets, but hey that's just me.

Normally I wouldn't mind something like that, but I just feel like they clash with the tone of this particular film. But it's just a nitpick really.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Grievous » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:41 pm

goji89 wrote:
Grievous wrote:
goji89 wrote:Thanks for telling us, we were wondering about that very thing actually. Good to know thanks.

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Wait...is this the real you? Or are you "acting"?

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:lol: ....Aw, someone was paying attention.

Yeah...I actually read what other members post...
not just skip over it so I can say my piece.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby goji89 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:18 pm

KaijuCanuck wrote: Don't get used to it, Arizona scum.


Careful Canadian, last time a Canuck spoke to me in that manner he was last seen 4 yrs ago....He sleeps with the beavers.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:45 pm

Zarm wrote:Oh, is it time for the monthly 'insult your peers by talking about how stupid it is to discuss theoretical battles' session already? :)


No. I clarified that the theoretical battles weren't the issue. It was specifically the people getting angry and condescending over them.

Saying "I think Titanosaurus would beat Rodan because X and Y = Z," is one thing. That's totally fine. I don't have any problem with that.

However, saying "Do you really think Rodan would win? Let me prove how OBJECTIVELY WRONG YOU ARE," is quite another.

And don't even get me started on the condescending remarks, whether they be on TK or in offsite chatrooms, going: "This dude is so stupid. Look at him trying to defend Rodan. He's such a moron."
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby KaijuCanuck » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:47 pm

goji89 wrote:
KaijuCanuck wrote: Don't get used to it, Arizona scum.


Careful Canadian, last time a Canuck spoke to me in that manner he was last seen 4 yrs ago....He sleeps with the beavers.


You ain't never even met a Canuck, fool! It was probably a Minnesotan you killed. If you throw a Canuck in with the beavers, dead or alive, he automatically is granted special Beaver powers! Biological fact.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:00 pm

And count me in with the small group that holds Terror of Mechagodzilla superior over Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla. I still like the latter, and in fact it's slowly been gaining more favor from me with each rewatch (meanwhile, two other Mechagodzilla movies: Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla 2 and Tokyo SOS, have fallen hard in my eyes. I used to adore them).

But Terror of Mechagodzilla is something special. This was the movie that introduced me to Mechagodzilla. For the longest time, it was the *only* movie starring Mechagodzilla that I would get to see. It's consistently in my top ten favorites list.

I also consider it to be the second best of the 70's movies, after Godzilla vs Hedorah, by a considerable margin. Critically, it even beats out a few of the 60's classics (GTTHM, DAM, Ebirah, and War of the Gargantuas specifically).
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Godzilla21 wrote:What is up with the American trope of hide the monster?

Jaws happened


ernesth100 wrote:
Ryguy wrote:When the new director is announced, I guarantee this fanbase will be torn through the middle...

We're always split down the middle. TK is like a giant buttcrack.


Anno wrote:never forget tadpole :godzilla:




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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby PitchBlackProgress » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:04 pm

I find ToMG to be pretty lackluster myself. Very draggy :shrug:

It’s got amazing moments but they don’t save it for me, I don’t revisit this one often.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Zarm » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:03 am

PitchBlackProgress wrote:I find ToMG to be pretty lackluster myself. Very draggy :shrug:

It’s got amazing moments but they don’t save it for me, I don’t revisit this one often.


This sums it up well for me. I enjoy Mechagodzilla because it feels like a return-to-form- the quality and style of a 60s film- and I feel like everything that it has to say or do with Mechagodzilla is done better in that one than in the sequel. It's not like either movie is in my top 10, it's just that it stands head and shoulders above the rest of the 70s entries, including Terror, for me, and the concept is both unique enough and well-executed enough that it adds some additional entertainment value. Seeing the two Godzilla square off against one another, the reveal of Mechagodzilla, and all his bags of tricks, are quite entertaining to watch.

Whereas by the second film, all of those interesting and unique things that made Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla stand out a little are already rote, and simply a repeat of the greatest hits. And what's there that's new and original is not enough, for me, to elevate it above the novelty and quality of the first. That, at least for me, is why Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla is more praiseworthy than Terror of Mechagodzilla.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Grievous » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:22 am

Zarm wrote:That, at least for me, is why Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla is more praiseworthy than Terror of Mechagodzilla.

I just like Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla more because
its more fun & has an incredibly funky soundtrack.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Maritonic » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:33 am

never dug the "swing" dance hall music of Mechagodzilla while Anguirus is getting rekked like always. I love the dark tone of Terror. Plus the edgier design of Mechagodzilla II. Dunno.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby goji89 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:15 am

Hedorah IMO is highly overrated to high Hell. I get it, but it, design wise sucked. And dont get me started on that shiitty psychedelic movie. Its just too often felt like a montage of trying too hard to be artsy with images just thrown in there for shiits and giggles.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Maritonic » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:15 am

goji89 wrote:Its just too often felt like a montage of trying too hard to be artsy with images just thrown in there for shiits and giggles.


Sounds like another movie I know...from the 80's....
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Dr. Professor » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:17 am

Maritonic wrote:never dug the "swing" dance hall music of Mechagodzilla while Anguirus is getting rekked like always. I love the dark tone of Terror. Plus the edgier design of Mechagodzilla II. Dunno.

Good enough, Professor?

Hmmm. Not wordy enough. If you read your post out loud and your voice doesn't go hoarse then I don't think you've truly expressed your love for Terror of MechaGodzilla. Try again.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby LSD Jellyfish » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:20 am

I think that music syncs amazing well to Angurius getting tossed around so it’s one of my favorites.
Then, everything changed when the Giant Condor became the Giant Eagle.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby goji89 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:21 am

Maritonic wrote:
goji89 wrote:Its just too often felt like a montage of trying too hard to be artsy with images just thrown in there for shiits and giggles.


Sounds like another movie I know...from the 80's....


You shut your filthy mouth you bastard. I know where your going....... I swear to my God Eabaker I will gut you like a fish....... :sigh:

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Maritonic » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:31 am

LSD Jellyfish wrote:I think that music syncs amazing well to Angurius getting tossed around so it’s one of my favorites.


it does. I was trying to troll. I'm not good at it.

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Maritonic wrote:
goji89 wrote:Its just too often felt like a montage of trying too hard to be artsy with images just thrown in there for shiits and giggles.


Sounds like another movie I know...from the 80's....


You shut your filthy mouth you bastard. I know where your going....... I swear to my God Eabaker I will gut you like a fish....... :sigh:


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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby goji89 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:33 am

Perfect response bro. I love it.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby edgaguirus » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:13 pm

I prefer G vs Mg as well. I find it more enjoyable, and the ape face transformation is more interesting than a face scarred by radiation. I will admit that Titanosaurus and Katsura bring an added depth to ToMG, but I just like G vs Mg better.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:11 pm

Maritonic wrote:]

Ever notice how James Franco can't properly blink? :lol: Makes it even more awesome.


Dr. Professor wrote:Hmmm. Not wordy enough. If you read your post out loud and your voice doesn't go hoarse then I don't think you've truly expressed your love for Terror of MechaGodzilla. Try again.

I will actually type a 5 paragraph essay in MLA format on why it's my favorite Godzilla movie. :mechagodzilla:
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Grievous » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:12 pm

Maritonic wrote:
goji89 wrote:Its just too often felt like a montage of trying too hard to be artsy with images just thrown in there for shiits and giggles.


Sounds like another movie I know...from the 80's....

Which one?
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