Shin Gojira

シン。ゴジラ - Shin Gojira

Shin Godzilla

Blu-ray Disc - 2017 | Japanese
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When a massive gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A ragtag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster's weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But time is not on their side: the greatest catastrophe to ever befall the world is about to evolve right before their very eyes.
Publisher: [Flower Mound, Tex.] :, Funimation,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
video file,Blu-Ray,region A,rda
Alternative Title: Shin Godzilla


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Feb 13, 2018

I wanted to love this one, and it did have some good touches. But the big problems are a too large cast, much of the dramatic momentum is absorbed by meetings, and there isn't much of a buildup. I think the film makers should've looked back to the original film more and followed it in two respects: delaying the big reveal and honing down the cast _early_ to a few memorable characters.

Eventually, this version does find its central characters, but this is after we're introduced to literally dozens of others -- many of whom disappear after being introduced. Why the fanfare for someone I'm not going to have to track? (Don't get me wrong here. Shakespeare in theater and Robert Altman in film can handle huge casts and make me feel each one is, if not central, at least memorable and not merely another talking head on the screen. I'm not asking for Shakespearean drama for a Godzilla film, but just saying it's not impossible to work the large cast.)

Okay, on the plus side, the monster and the tactics used against it were interesting.

Aug 29, 2017

It is in Japanese with no English subtitles.

Aug 03, 2017

shin godzilla IS AWESOME!!! ,ples whatch it


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May 24, 2018

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