May 172014
 

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As a life-long fan of everybody’s favourite city-wrecking, people-stomping, all round bad-ass giant irradiated lizard, I went into Godzilla with pretty big feelings of anticipation. The marketing for this movie seemed to hint at something truly special: a modern re-imagining of the 1954 classic which stays true to the spirit of the original. But as I popped the hated 3-D glasses over my eyes, little did I know I would leave two hours later wishing I had watched Roland Emmerich’s deeply flawed 1998 version instead. My review of Godzilla after the jump.

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May 152014
 

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Godzilla (ゴジラ)has been around for 60 years, first appearing in the 1954 Japanese film which bears his name. Since then he has appeared in many Toho films productions as well as numerous comics, video games, TV shows and that rather terrible Roland Emmerich film from 1998. He is a daikaju (大怪獣)- or large strange creature. An almost mythical being which installs fear, but does he mean harm? My review of the 2014 Gareth Edwards Godzilla after the jump.

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