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ZRE Podcast #19- GODZILLA.

Posted in Podcasts, Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 05/16/2014 by McCutcheon

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Spoilers ahead!

There are movies and there are monsters, and then there are movie monsters. And then there are movies with monsters in them that don’t necessarily make movie monsters, y’know what I mean? Godzilla’s not like that. Continue reading

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Movie Review: GODZILLA

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 05/16/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olson, Ken Wantanabe, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn, Juliette Binoche, and Big G

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence, Running time 123 minutes minutes, Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi

Compare to: Jaws (1975), Deep Impact (1998), Cloverfield (2008)

Spoiler free!

When creating a movie with giant monsters as the main characters, it’s a tough balance to strike in how much time to devote to your massive CG stars and the flesh-and-blood ones.

But while a film series like Transformers has had a tough maintaining equilibrium between Optimus Prime and all the kids he hangs out with, Godzilla knows that real thrill is in the suspense and what you don’t see. So you can bet that anything that does happen carries as much weight as the G-Man himself. Continue reading