What would the Gamera equivalent be like to the 1998 Godzilla film?

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What would the Gamera equivalent be like to the 1998 Godzilla film?

Postby Godzillander » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:09 pm

Suppose in an alternate universe TriStar chose to make their next 90s summer blockbuster about Gamera rather than Godzilla. They would choose the same production team and cast, but how would their interpretation of the Guardian of the Universe change from what he originally was? How would the rest of the movie be?
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Re: What would the Gamera equivalent be like to the 1998 Godzilla film?

Postby KaijuCanuck » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:13 pm

At that point in history, an American Gamera film would probably be something like Mars Attacks. Just sort of cheesy-on-purpose and constantly winking to the audience.

It would probably suck.
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Re: What would the Gamera equivalent be like to the 1998 Godzilla film?

Postby Zarm » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:23 pm

Oh, see, I thought from the thread title the question was going to be 'what is the Gamera series equivalent of the 1998 Godzilla film?'- which is definitely Gamera: Super Monster. :)

But an American Gamera film? I agree with KaijuCanuck. lacking any cultural weight here, it would probably be a send-up.
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Re: What would the Gamera equivalent be like to the 1998 Godzilla film?

Postby Desghidorah » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:23 pm

Gamera explicitly trying to kill or eat children. About as Opposite Day as Godzilla being vulnerable to the military.
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