Your fears for The World of Godzilla

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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby eabaker » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:53 am

Shin Gabara wrote:Is it so 'zero-sum', though? I'm sure within the cosmically vast Library of Babel-esque script-space of 90-120 minute films there are more than a few good handful that juggle both well? Not saying it wouldn't be tricky


And I'm not saying it wouldn't be possible. This is a thread to talk about our fears, though, so of course we're going to focus on worst-case scenarios.

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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby Tarbosaurus » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:10 pm

Inactive kaiju. If I could pinpoint one beef I have with Shin and Anime Godzilla it's that they pretty much do one of two things. Walk forward and use a ranged attack. It kinda made a lot of the battles blur together if all it consists of is "Military shoot at Godzilla, Godzilla tanks it and shoots back, military go boom". Even the most beam-spamy of the Heisei "Beam Wars" had some close combat and the kaiju were reactive to things around them. I really hope, especially if we have monster battles, we don't just get what amounts to two siege towers shooting each other.
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby JGAR » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:42 am

I just hope this doesn’t cancel out the Monsterverse. Say what you want about Legendary and Hollywood but they’re the ones that expose the franchise to the general public
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby PitchBlackProgress » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:05 pm

JGAR wrote:I just hope this doesn’t cancel out the Monsterverse. Say what you want about Legendary and Hollywood but they’re the ones that expose the franchise to the general public

That won't happen.
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby Solia » Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:11 am

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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby tyrantgoji » Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:39 am

my fear is any and every fight will just be a gigantic beam spam match . i can't really get into the Heisei era fights cause of that sole reason.

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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby LegendZilla » Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:12 pm

^Why are beam wars such a big deal for so many people?
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:59 pm

LegendZilla wrote:^Why are beam wars such a big deal for so many people?

Because they get really stale after the first four minutes. Dynamic physical fights can well, go anywhere.
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby Destorogoji » Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:36 pm

I'm affraid of it just becoming your average kaiju film where everything is just fights and boom and end. I need my kaiju with some depth.
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby Dr. Professor » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:08 pm

I fear this will become Heisei 2.0 and after a few films it'll start to feel repetitive and overly formulaic, with unmemorable characters and boring monster fights.
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Re: Your fears for The World of Godzilla

Postby LSD Jellyfish » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:40 am

Dr. Professor wrote:I fear this will become Heisei 2.0 and after a few films it'll start to feel repetitive and overly formulaic, with unmemorable characters and boring monster fights.

Yeah that’s what happens with forced yearly or biyearly releases no matter how great the indvidivual films are, especially if they wind up being “versus films” like the Heisei era.

What id be happy with, and others stated, is a more traditional Godzilla. Maybe bring back a classic monster or two but Inject it with new monsters and whacky plots.

Despite loving Shin and liking the Anime Trilogy I don’t want the new series to be anything like those. After some nice sortve expiremental films that focused primarily on Godzilla let’s return to some dumb monster fights.

I also think melee fights can get boring just as quickly as beam wars. The main issue is that there needs to be a clear back and forth struggle and different phases to any good fight.
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