GODZILLA VS KONG (2021): Suprisingly Meh

Godzilla vs Kong was a highly anticipated film in my eyes, but in the end, it felt more like one of those Michael Bay (Transformers) films where scenes and moments were just yanked out of the air to explain one thing or another to be able to deliver the big fight scenes.


Godzilla vs Kong cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Julian Dennison, Lance Reddick & Kyle Chandler.

It's directed by Adam Wingard (VHS, You're Next, The Guest).

The film kicks in and we learn that humans have contained Kong in a technicolor realm that keeps him protected from Godzilla sensing his presence, hence, Godzilla doesn't come to kill him. Because like the film, Highlander, there can be only one (Titan).

Then Godzilla shows up and tears up a company called Apex. (They're building a giant Mechanized Godzilla but using parts of Monster Zero or King Ghidorah to help run it.)  Godzilla senses this and comes after it or components thereof since he's drawn to it because of his need to eliminate other Titans.

Then we have the children who break into a series of top-secret facilities rather easily so that we can learn about mecha-Godzilla. In the end, they are pretty much the ones who make it so Mecha Godzilla gets beat.

Have you noticed that if it weren't for human intervention, Godzilla would have died a number of times by now through all his films?

As far as acting went, Alexander Skarsgård seemed restrained and nothing like I've seen of him. We didn't get enough of Kyle Chandler or any of the other

The film got 6.4 / 10 on IMDb so maybe I'm being too critical but anyhoo, I'm glad I waited until it came out on HBO Max and didn't drop money on seeing it.

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