Godzilla King of The Monsters: Critic Review Thread

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Godzilla King of The Monsters: Critic Review Thread

Postby Nathus214 » Tue May 28, 2019 2:58 pm

This is a thread to discuss critic reviews and what they say so the speculation thread can get a breather.
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Talk about a reaction.

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Postby keizerkaiju » Tue May 28, 2019 4:37 pm

A lot of people seem to be panicking and giving too much importance to Rotten Tomatoes. Man, who cares. The same people whined about "not enough monsters/battles" in the 2014 movie and now they're whining about "ThE HuMaN ELeMenT". That Aladdin scored higher despite being a lazy remake should be enough to tell you a lot of these folks are biased af.
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Postby LockBite » Tue May 28, 2019 4:41 pm

My only concern is that this will affect the box office.

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Postby DirektorSplennic » Tue May 28, 2019 4:56 pm

Anybody who judges on whether they'll see a movie solely depending on a critic's opinion is an idiot. If you ask me, the entire job as a movie critic should be abolished completely.

But that's just me.
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Postby Hokmuto » Tue May 28, 2019 4:58 pm

LockBite wrote:My only concern is that this will affect the box office.

Totally agree with this.
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Postby Troyal1 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:11 pm

Hokmuto wrote:
LockBite wrote:My only concern is that this will affect the box office.

Totally agree with this.

Third...

I’m worried. I hope WOM is fantastic

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Postby gottatalktothefake » Tue May 28, 2019 5:13 pm

Some of the complaints I'm reading from negative reviews are absolutely baffling. I'm all for differing opinions, but when you get basic things from the simple story wrong and call it too convoluted to follow there is an issue.
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Postby Kaiju-King42 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:19 pm

gottatalktothefake wrote:Some of the complaints I'm reading from negative reviews are absolutely baffling. I'm all for differing opinions, but when you get basic things from the simple story wrong and call it too convoluted to follow there is an issue.


And when they start the review by throwing the entire franchise under the bus and saying poop like "even the original Gojira is schlock" then you immediatly know better than to take their review seriously – the bias is perfectly clear from the start.

Honest to god the negative reviews give me more confidence in this movie than the positive ones. :lol:
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Postby LockBite » Tue May 28, 2019 5:23 pm

I know they have the leg up on most of us, because they’ve actually seen the movie... but some of these critics come off as real assholes, saying things like the screenwriters should be ashamed. It’s one thing to hear that coming from an unpaid user, but a professional journalist? Just disgusting.

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Postby Gawdziller1954 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:24 pm

I don't care about RT. IMDB is OK, but really don't care about RT, especially when utter shite like TLJ and the new ghostbusters gets 90% fresh and 74% fresh respectively.
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Postby Havoks » Tue May 28, 2019 5:34 pm

The biggest problem is these so called “critics” are going off by their feelings instead of actually being objective and analzying the films script, editing, acting, etc. in a critical way and not remaining consistent on how they review. I literally read one critics past film review on RT praise a marvel film for being “ the most confusing, convoluted of all the marvel cinematic universe films” being so satisfying while at the same time criticizing KOTM for having “a convoluted plot and not making sense” saying it’d be better if it had no plot.
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Just stop listening to these type of critics. Honestly if you want good critiques, check out Mauler, Rags, Smudboy, Cynical Reviews, etc. Just go watch the film and if you enjoyed it, enjoy it, if you dislike it, dislike it.
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Postby eabaker » Tue May 28, 2019 5:35 pm

"feelings"

Those things most people go to the movies to have stimulated.

The whole skreeonking point.

That's all.
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Postby Kaiju-King42 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:39 pm

"When I heard Millie Bobby Brown was in this, I expected several Stranger Things references, maybe eat some Leggo Waffles. What I got instead, was some boring and overly WWEish monster fights trying too hard to mimic Rugrats Reptar"

skreeonking what? LMFAO.

He DID know this was, in fact, a GODZILLA MOVIE and not Stranger Things, right?

No, sorry Eabaker. Some of these critic reviews are objectively bad, lol. And this is coming from the guy who hasn't exactly been expecting a great film himself.
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Postby G2000 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:41 pm

eabaker wrote:"feelings"


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Kaiju-King42 wrote:"When I heard Millie Bobby Brown was in this, I expected several Stranger Things references, maybe eat some Leggo Waffles. What I got instead, was some boring and overly WWEish monster fights trying too hard to mimic Rugrats Reptar"

skreeonking what? LMFAO.

He DID know this was, in fact, a GODZILLA MOVIE and not Stranger Things, right?

No, sorry Eabaker. Some of these critic reviews are objectively bad, lol. And this is coming from the guy who hasn't exactly been expecting a great film himself.


Where is this from? If it's a paid critic he should be strung up, but if it's just a letterboxd review or some poop don't pay it too much mind
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Postby eabaker » Tue May 28, 2019 5:42 pm

Kaiju-King42 wrote:No, sorry Eabaker. Some of these critic reviews are objectively bad, lol. And this is coming from the guy who hasn't exactly been expecting a great film himself.


I didn't say I believed every review has equal merit. I just think that its absurd to expect individual emotional response not to be a factor in reviewing/critiquing an artistic medium.
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Postby gottatalktothefake » Tue May 28, 2019 5:44 pm

Havoks wrote:Honestly if you want good critiques, check out Mauler, Rags, Smudboy, Cynical Reviews, etc. .

No

But seriously what does it take to become a paid movie critic? Because some of these people seem to have zero idea what they are talking about.
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Postby warman222 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:46 pm

Kaiju-King42 wrote:"What I got instead, was some boring and overly WWEish monster fights trying too hard to mimic Rugrats Reptar"




Are you kidding me with that quote? What the skreeonk did he think Reptar was a parody of? Like there's just so much wrong there holy poop. Like even GA people can put two and two together on the fact that Reptar was parody of Godzilla(with a dash of Kong). I'm trying to not get on either bandwagon regarding the critics and scores, cause ultimately the most productive thing we can do is chill and wait a couple days. But sometimes you just gotta let it out.

Godzilla is mimicking Reptar.... skreeonking hell people are stupid.
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Postby G2000 » Tue May 28, 2019 5:46 pm

Havoks wrote:The biggest problem is these so called “critics” are going off by their feelings instead of actually being objective and analzying the films script, editing, acting, etc. in a critical way and not remaining consistent on how they review. I literally read one critics past film review on RT praise a marvel film for being “ the most confusing, convoluted of all the marvel cinematic universe films” being so satisfying while at the same time criticizing KOTM for having “a convoluted plot and not making sense” saying it’d be better if it had no plot.
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Just stop listening to these type of critics. Honestly if you want good critiques, check out Mauler, Rags, Smudboy, Cynical Reviews, etc. Just go watch the film and if you enjoyed it, enjoy it, if you dislike it, dislike it.


It's next to impossible to rank films completely dispassionately and "objectively". Like eabaker said they're meant to evoke emotions in the audience (though how well a film does that, and if the emotion evoked is very clearly the opposite of what was intended, and even the exact emotions that the film is trying to evoke and for what reason or purpose are definitely all up for critical review). Perhaps a more suitable term would be biases, as you could make the case that some critics walked into the film with preconcieved notions or prejudices that wound up tinting their reviews one way or another
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Postby Havoks » Tue May 28, 2019 5:47 pm

eabaker wrote:"feelings"

Those things most people go to the movies to have stimulated.

The whole skreeonking point.

That's all.


And that refutes my point how?
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Postby eabaker » Tue May 28, 2019 5:52 pm

G2000 wrote:It's next to impossible to rank films completely dispassionately and "objectively".


Right. The best you can get is someone clarifying what aspects of a work they value most (not everyone gives cinematography the same weight relative to dialogue, or performance; nor will they have the same preference for degree of naturalism vs. theatricality) before they start going into how well the work met their specific expectations. And even then, the same person on a different day might have a different response, because the context in which we engage with a work will define aspects of our response to it.
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