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Postby Chuckman » Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:58 pm

My guess from the trailer is that

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She either sets off that explosion we see that awakens Rodan and does something to bring the other monsters out to fight Ghidora, or she wakes Ghidora up her self for some reason. Maybe the old "humanity must be cleansed to save the world yadda yadda" motivation.

Honestly if the whole movie looks as cool as the trailer does and it has Kong levels of monster fight scenes and not 8 minutes of edging, her motivation to release Ghidora could be "fuck it lol let them fight" and I won't care.


Edit: Is Charles Dance's character...

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Tom Hiddleston's character? I've heard that a bunch of times already. That'd be cool.
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Postby silvermoonlight » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:58 am

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Charles Dance is the villain & has convinced her to side with him.
It's not her colleagues calling her out its her husband & daughter.


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Personally I kind of wish she was the villain because I'm a little bored of the trope that its only guys who want to wreck the world for a change I'd like a film to throw shade on a female character and go you know what some women want to fuck up the world to because not all of them have maternal instinct or give a damn about people.

The movie Rampage tried to do this but in my view failed in its delivery because the female villain just didn't have the emotional force on screen also her death of being eaten alive was very uncool because it took away the momentum of what she did or that she should have been punished by law for her crimes on humanity and the people who got eaten and killed.
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Postby Gendo'sPapa » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:38 am

If that’s the route they’re going I’m certain Vera Farmiga won’t be a “Let’s Destroy the World Hahahahaha!” Villain but more of a misguided scientist blinded by her own hubris.

Either way, I’m super excited about Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the only thing that gives me pause is I hope the film doesn’t spend much/if any time setting up the future of the MonsterVerse or the Godzilla Vs. Kong that will come out basically one year later to the day. I just hope we’ll be able to walk out of King of the Monsters going “Man that was a great movie” & not “Well, I’ll have to see Godzilla Vs. Kong to get the whole story. Plus I’ll have to see the Mothra movie, the Rodan movie & the Ghidorah standalone films they all set up to get the whole story.

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Postby movieartman » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:23 pm

Some notes & thoughts...

- This shot reminded me of the pre 2014 Godzilla Encounter.
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- Rodan appears to be following a flying wing aircraft. It's also visible when Ghidorah spreads his wings.
Presumably this is what Fermiga & Dance's characters are operating put of to lure the monsters around.
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- Pleased to see fighter jets being used in multiple scenes, one of my complaints against the 2014 film was not showing us much military vs monster combat.

- Appreciate that while this is more colorful & majestic, It maintains much of the style, scale & feel of what Gareth Edwards set up.
Ghidorah's silhouette for example looks just like several shots of Godzilla amid smoke & haze in the trailers & the 2014 film.

- After how wonderful this looks I question the decision to not have Michael Dougherty do both this & Vs Kong.

- Really hope if both of these films are received well Toho will allow WB/Legendary to renew their Godzilla license to do more films regardless of Toho's own Kajiu cinematic universe plans.

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Postby FreakyFilmFan4ever » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:45 pm

The trailer is really dialogue heavy. I normally wouldn’t mind, but a lot of the dumb trailer lines end up being awkwardly hung in the film somewhere. (Thanks, Snyder.) But THAT MUSIC, THO. It’s really good.

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Postby Blue Monday » Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:10 am

Man, the King of the Monsters trailer is awesome, it's really looking like the film I'm hoping it will be. Hyped for some super-cute Mothra moments. Also, I like the shot of Rodan's air wake completely leveling entire city blocks, reminds me of the imagery of the nuclear bomb shockwave hitting the houses from the Nevada tests back in the 50s.
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Postby Chuckman » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:39 am

View Original PostFreakyFilmFan4ever wrote:The trailer is really dialogue heavy. I normally wouldn’t mind, but a lot of the dumb trailer lines end up being awkwardly hung in the film somewhere. (Thanks, Snyder.) But THAT MUSIC, THO. It’s really good.


HOLLYWOOD: USA, 2014

TUESDAY


Executive 1: Very well, we approve, or as the common folk say, 'greenlit' this new Godzilla film.

Executive 2: You mean greenlight, Glen. Greenlit is past tense.

Executive 1: Right, we greenlighted it.

Executive 3: What's it called?

Executive 4: "Godzilla: King of the Monsters"

Executive 2: "Is someone going to say 'long live the king?"'

CEO President Man: Steeples fingers "Bring me Charles Dance."
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Postby Kazuki_Fuse » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:55 am

No worse than that line at the end of the 2017 CGanime movie.

"It's been a long time, oh King of Destruction."
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"Surprise is an insubstantial blade, a sword worthless in war. It breaks when troops rally, it snaps when commanders hold the line, but fear never fades. So let the enemy know we come, let their fears defeat them as everything falls dark, as the worlds sun sets, as the city is wreathed in its final night. Let ten thousand howls promise ten thousand claws. The Night Lords are coming, and no soul that stands against us shall see another dawn"
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Postby silvermoonlight » Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:09 am

So I watched the second Netflix animated movie Godzilla City on the Edge of Battle and I didn't feel it improved much over the original if I'm honest.

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It has some really interesting ideas but there not delivered well. I kept wanting so badly for something awesome to happen like Mothra showing up since they bring in the twins but she never does and it was all we gotta kill Godzilla plus it has one of the worst crow barred in romance scenes ever which makes no sense since the one girl in the whole army suddenly decides hey I'm in to the lead all of sudden which was purely so they could use her as a romantic prop to force his character to make a choice between saving her or killing Godzilla.

The ending just had me rolling my eyes because I know its just a stupid death fake out because they'll need there forced romance for the final film and killing there only female solider will make them look so bad since other than in the Mothra tribe there are no female characters in the army or in positions of power on the ship above something I really thought the second film would have fixed.
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Postby Chuckman » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:22 pm

I watched that this weekend, in the sense that I actually watched about twenty minutes of it while fast forwarding through the rest.

Let me sum up the plot for you:
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Postby silvermoonlight » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:11 am

View Original PostChuckman wrote:I watched that this weekend, in the sense that I actually watched about twenty minutes of it while fast forwarding through the rest.

Let me sum up the plot for you:


I see no lie :lol:
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