It`s not an issue of it completely dropping the themes or messages from the first film; its doing a complete and utter reversal. Of course a film`s sequel will be different. But they don`t poop on the previous films themes. Godzilla vs. Biollante takes place five years after Godzilla 84. It doesn`t talk too much about nukes, but it does stay fairly serious in regards to the biogenetics. In addition, the ANEB is introduced, which is another super weapon. And the Heisei series does a good job with keeping the nuclear themeing consistent.
None of those films actively shoot themselves in the foot either. The entire plot of this movie was how the environment and interesting biodiversity is being ruined by man, so nature must reclaim the earth, only to have mostly the same people, take a nuke and detonate it under the ocean.
GRA is a horrible film to compare KOTM to as well. GRA does it very poorly, but still then its more consistent then this. I didn`t even think of it that much, but Maddie`s plan is really skreeonking dumb; theres no real reason why she couldn`t have brought the orca to the military and have them use it on some remote island or on the coast. She essentially is just as much to blame for the destruction of Boston.
Ill say something massively controversial, but at least the Anime Trilogy, for all its faults, kept its themes very consistent.
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_JNavs_ wrote:The MV is like cheap imitation crabmeat, it tastes good, but it isn't real, while Shin is kino peak Japanese performance.
Rodan95 wrote:The Shobijin are sat on by a fatass explorer and killed. Mothra is pissed and destroys Japan.