KaijuCanuck wrote:I also really love how a protagonist in a Godzilla movie is just one of those construction crew people you usually see in the background. It would be the equivalent of a Star Wars movie all about one of those officers on the Star Destroyers who just quietly press all the buttons.
I love this aspect in theory, but nothing going on around the character really does anything for me, so it just never quite seems to click into place.
That entire third act is just one long fight sequence - I’m not saying that’s a quality that makes an objectively great movie, I’m just saying it adds a lot of fun for me, and I think is more exciting than the action in GxMG.
This is definitely something that hurts the movie for me. Most of the story points are kind of rushed to unearned conclusions to make room for a lot of action, which I just end up finding monotonous. It doesn't help that I consider it some of the worst effects photography in the whole series.
Maritonic wrote:I wouldn't say SOS is one of the worst, but it feels like a drop for me. Then again, I don't think XMechaG is all that perfect either.
Yeah, "worst" is a difficult word to apply, because different movies succeed and fail in such different respects. I would say, for me, that Tokyo SOS
is the least engaging movie in the entire series. Against Mechagodzilla
ranks a little higher, but still solidly in my bottom five.
Tokyo, a smoldering memorial to the unknown, an unknown which at this very moment still prevails and could at any time lash out with its terrible destruction anywhere else in the world.