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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby G2000 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:31 pm

At very least they should have shown us the DC battle between Ghidorah, Rodan and the Navy
Just one really good monsters vs military scene in the flooded-out ruins of DC would have gone a long way
Instead all we get is the very beginning and the immediate aftermath
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Living Corpse » Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:57 pm

G2000 wrote:At very least they should have shown us the DC battle between Ghidorah, Rodan and the Navy
Just one really good monsters vs military scene in the flooded-out ruins of DC would have gone a long way
Instead all we get is the very beginning and the immediate aftermath


While I agree we could have gotten more, I did like what they showed. For me it's one of those weird cases where I would have loved to see more but was satisfied with what we got.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby SonOfGorgo » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:04 am

Is the opinion of actually enjoying KotM becoming unpopular? Just curious
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:20 am

I wouldn't say so. I'm pretty ambivalent towards the film myself. I didn't hate it but I don't feel the urge to watch it again either. It's not terrible just kinda forgettable, like most the MonsterVerse so far.

The Mist is how you do a dramatic character driven monster movie. G14 falls short of that by a mile. Legendary should have let Darabont rewrite the entire script.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Gigantis » Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:05 am

SonOfGorgo wrote:Is the opinion of actually enjoying KotM becoming unpopular? Just curious


No, not at all.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby godjacob » Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:37 pm

SonOfGorgo wrote:Is the opinion of actually enjoying KotM becoming unpopular? Just curious


Not at all. General attitude as far as I can tell is monster action is cool, human plot is meh.

Saying this as a guy who loved KotM myself.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby ReiwaGodzilla » Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:44 am

I really want to see more of the designs of Anguirus, Rodan and Mothra from the anime trilogy

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby edgaguirus » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:29 am

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SonOfGorgo wrote:Is the opinion of actually enjoying KotM becoming unpopular? Just curious


Not at all. General attitude as far as I can tell is monster action is cool, human plot is meh.

Saying this as a guy who loved KotM myself.


I liked it myself. The monsters looked fine, and the action scenes were good. The family plot line could have been better.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby godjacob » Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:05 pm

Is disliking Mothra Leo unpopular? I have no idea what the stance on him here is, but I despise him lol
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby SoggyNoodles2016 » Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:12 pm

godjacob wrote:Is disliking Mothra Leo unpopular? I have no idea what the stance on him here is, but I despite him lol


From the general consensus I've seen, hes decently well liked. Not totally beloved as the only true Mothda or despised and labeled MINO. Just in the middle liked
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby godjacob » Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:20 pm

SoggyNoodles2016 wrote:
godjacob wrote:Is disliking Mothra Leo unpopular? I have no idea what the stance on him here is, but I despite him lol


From the general consensus I've seen, hes decently well liked. Not totally beloved as the only true Mothda or despised and labeled MINO. Just in the middle liked


Well, in that case. I hate him lol

I feel he is incredibly overpowered for his kind for poorly or not at all explained reasons, it's a bit boring even compared to other Mothra versions and he constantly wins fights by pulling new powers out of its ass making for rather anti-climatic stomps for the finale fights. Just overall not one I am very fond of, and I like the idea of a Mothra that can hang and fight with the big boys but I felt this version left a lot to be desired.

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Fish Cakes » Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:30 am

SonOfGorgo wrote:Is the opinion of actually enjoying KotM becoming unpopular? Just curious

Nah, people with quality standards are the vocal minority for that one, oddly enough.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby LSD Jellyfish » Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:09 am

KOTM will most likely be remembered as an alright to bleh Godzilla film, that has vocal minorities of people that dislike it and really like it. To be honest even thought it came out this year my mind goes to Shin when I think about the latest Godzilla film.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby eabaker » Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:26 am

LSD Jellyfish wrote:KOTM will most likely be remembered as an alright to bleh Godzilla film, that has vocal minorities of people that dislike it and really like it. To be honest even thought it came out this year my mind goes to Shin when I think about the latest Godzilla film.


Yeah, because I don't go into the MonsterVerse threads here, and nobody's really talking about KotM much elsewhere anymore (not just on TK, but on any sites I visit, nor among the people I work or socialize with), I mostly just forget it exits.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Garzon » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:24 am

Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?

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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Gigantis » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:33 am

Garzon wrote:Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?


As someone who doesn't really like either film, i can say KOTM is way better. At least i can have fun with it, G14 on the other hand is just a pile of boring poop.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby UltramanGoji » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:51 am

Garzon wrote:Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?


G14 is better in every way except maybe script. KOTM is fine but it’s too cluttered visually and structurally and neither film has very good characters because of that clutter. Too many actors.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby godjacob » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:58 am

Garzon wrote:Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?


I am a bit biased, I enjoted KotM monsters more as the monster action was better and it just felt more "fun" which I think worked, shaky human subplot aside. Not to mention it has the best version of Ghidorah and as a Ghidorah fanboy I am not so objective about that lol

Objectively speaking, I think the 2014 film is better as a film in terms of structure and all that.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby HedorahIsBestGirl » Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:55 am

Garzon wrote:Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?

Not really. I'd say the fanbase is split half and half. I can't even decide which I like better, and I have serious issues with both. I'd say there's been more vitriolic hatred directed at KOTM, but that doesn't mean it's considered the worse of the two. All G14 really had to do was be miles better than G98, which it is. KOTM had to be better than G14 and bring the franchise closer to its Toho roots, which it only partially accomplished, causing alot of criticism from fans. I do think KOTM is truer to the spirit of the Toho Godzilla films overall, though it still often misses the mark, like when the Oxygen Destroyer is thrown in as a plot device and then forgotten. If this makes sense, I think that G14 is a better film but KOTM is a better Godzilla film.
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Re: Unpopular Godzilla Opinions

Postby Garzon » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:54 am

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Garzon wrote:Is the general consensus that the 2014 film is better than KotM? I know that’s the consensus among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but what about everyone else?

Not really. I'd say the fanbase is split half and half. I can't even decide which I like better, and I have serious issues with both. I'd say there's been more vitriolic hatred directed at KOTM, but that doesn't mean it's considered the worse of the two. All G14 really had to do was be miles better than G98, which it is. KOTM had to be better than G14 and bring the franchise closer to its Toho roots, which it only partially accomplished, causing alot of criticism from fans. I do think KOTM is truer to the spirit of the Toho Godzilla films overall, though it still often misses the mark, like when the Oxygen Destroyer is thrown in as a plot device and then forgotten. If this makes sense, I think that G14 is a better film but KOTM is a better Godzilla film.


I still can’t believe they actually brought in the Oxygen Destroyer for KotM. I never would’ve imagined that the movie would have such blatant fan service like that. I agree that the film completely misses the thematic point of the Oxygen Destroyer, but it did at least serve the purpose of establishing that Ghidorah is an alien.


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