“The film would later also get a re-edited Americanized release under the name Gigantis, The Fire Monster but we’re focusing on the proper version… not that it makes it any much better.”
The episode opens on an island in Alaska where two vulcanologists are suddenly endangered by an unexpected eruption.
Set in the year 2030 the story is primarily divided between 2 leads: Engineer Yun Arikawa and Mei Kamino a student studying imaginary creatures.
“One day at primary school we finally got the internet and what was one of the first things I searched for? Godzilla of course. “
Note I am reviewing King Kong vs. Godzilla NOT Godzilla vs. Kong
“Mothra in 1961 was quite a bit different for Kaiju films. You see while the monster is a force to be feared, it’s not the antagonist. No, this time the villain is a human, and oh boy how over the top evil this guy is, but anyway…..”
“The film opens with a small team of people investigating an abandoned ship floating in Tokyo bay.”
King of the Monsters was promised with not just the return of Godzilla but also the 3 most famous non Godzilla Kaiju from his franchise, Rodan, Mothra and King Ghidorah.
Godzilla, often referred to as Godzilla 2014 by Legendary Pictures was the first Western Godzilla film since the 1997 Tri-Star universally hated one,
Long have we all seen those people saying what their all time favourite film is.