Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review

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Warner Bros' Monster Universe continues with Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The film follows after the events of both Godzilla 2014 as well as Kong: Skull Island.

I'm going to start this review simply by saying I hated Godzilla 2014.

Godzilla was hardly in the movie and I thought all of the human characters were boring. It was one of the worst films I've seen from the year of 2014.

With all the bad reviews from critics, I was worried about the quality of Godzilla: Kind of the Monsters too. Much to my surprise though, I didn't hate Godzilla: King of the Monsters like everyone else did.

For one thing, Godzilla has more screen time in this sequel and is able to fight numerous monsters. However, his biggest foe in this movie is King Ghidorah as the two monsters fight one another multiple times during this film.

While some other monsters just have cameo roles, monsters such as Rodan and Mothra play important parts in the film as well.

The CGI is quite good and it's cool to see all of these monsters in a big budget Hollywood movie. They look more menacing than they do in the old Japanese films.

However, some people may not like some of the fights in Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

This is because in some fights they cut away to show how the humans are doing at the same time.

You rarely get to see a monster fight that is not interrupted by the humans so that will annoy some viewers.

Another thing that might annoy some viewers is that all of the fights take place at night time when everything is raining.

This is unfortunate because I liked the fights in Kong: Skull Island because most of them occurred in the sunlight. I have to admit, some of the fights were hard for me to see in King of the Monsters!

As for the human characters, I did not hate all of them. Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler were the main standouts and I think both of them did a good job with their characters.

The only human character I really disliked is the one played by Vera Farmiga.

She makes a lot of stupid decisions in the movie and many people will hate her motivations. She is probably the dumbest human character in the entire movie.

Overall, I did not hate Godzilla: King of the Monsters because it is an improvement over Godzilla 2014.

Sure there are still too many human characters, but the monsters at least have more screen time this time around. Just turn off your brain and watch the action as this is the best way you can enjoy the movie!

Verdict: 3/5 stars

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