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Opinion Spoilers Godzilla Vs Kong Spoiler discussion and what's next ?

What did you think about GvsK ?

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NahaNago

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I'm guessing alternate world portal opens up in the center of the earth and a monster comes out or since the tech seems so advanced now a kaiju will come from one of the other planets. They could easily just say that the place where kong lives is actually a small dimension world and there are dimensional portals located in other parts of the world.
 

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I really wish they would stop putting human stories in these monster mash fests. I just want to watch Gozilla, Kong, and Mecha-Godzilla duke it out in different locales. I have zero interest in the whole Monarch and Apex storylines. The movies aren't supposed to be about humans surviving a monster attack. They're supposed to be about monsters attacking.

Only Kong: Skull Island really needed humans, and that was because it was largely about humans discovering Skull Island. Godzilla, Gozilla: King of the Monsters, and now King Kong vs Godzilla were all made worse by the humans involved in the stories. Just give me titans walking around wrecking shit. The story writes itself. They're trying to capture the success of Pacific Rim, but that movie had humans literally at the heart of the giant robots. The titans are biological creatures, so build a narrative around them getting from point A to point B to wreck shit, without having us follow a bunch of nobodies tripping over their own feet.

The Apex storyline could have been explained in 5 minutes, and then we could've gotten more awesome Mecha Gozilla action, because they animated him really well.
 

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The fights and creatures that show up are the good part of the movie, then the human characters and story... Forgetable.
 
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Godzilla vs. Kong has already surpassed Godzilla: King of the Monsters at the worldwide box office, despite theaters having limited attendance.

Despite premiering on HBO Max the same day as theaters as part of Warner Bros.' controversial 2021 distribution strategy, Godzilla vs. Kong has gone on to have a very successful commercial run.
The latest installment in the MonsterVerse grossed $48.5 million domestically during its extended 5-day opening weekend, setting a new pandemic box office record.


"Based on the latest numbers, the MonsterVerse has experienced a resurgence"

Noice Thats Nice GIF
 
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I don‘t like how the last two movies basically turned a franchise that started out as an allegory of natural disasters (especially earthquakes and tsunamis) and man-made disasters (like the nuking of Hiroshima) into a series of Marvel movies.

Godzilla 2014 felt much more grounded and ‚gritty‘, for lack of a better term, and it hit exactly the right tone, imo. When that Muto first hatched from its cocoon, it was awe-inspiring and terrifying to watch (as were the sounds it made!). The same goes for the appearance of Godzilla (though he didn‘t get nearly enough screen time). At certain points it almost felt like a horror movie (like when the female Muto appears out of the dark and walks over that bridge, and the dude gets a look at the glowing eggs in its underbelly). The human plot also wasn‘t cringey or annoying, and since the main cast was overall smaller, we saw more of the individual characters, making them more than just staffage who throw occasional one-liners.

I had high hopes after that first movie, but the sequels feel totally different. The monster fights certainly look cool, but the sense of dread from the first movie is totally missing. Now they feel more like Avengers movies, where the monsters have taken the place of superheroes and villains (and there are now spaceships and wormholes for some reason?)
 
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Godzilla vs. Kong has already surpassed Godzilla: King of the Monsters at the worldwide box office, despite theaters having limited attendance.

Despite premiering on HBO Max the same day as theaters as part of Warner Bros.' controversial 2021 distribution strategy, Godzilla vs. Kong has gone on to have a very successful commercial run.
The latest installment in the MonsterVerse grossed $48.5 million domestically during its extended 5-day opening weekend, setting a new pandemic box office record.


"Based on the latest numbers, the MonsterVerse has experienced a resurgence"

Noice Thats Nice GIF
 

Ixion

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Action was pretty fun, and I liked Eiza Gonzalaz's tits (never heard of her before), but I also thought the monsters felt less weighty than the previous movies, including King of Monsters. And surprisingly, I thought the human parts were even worse than the last two movies, which is saying something.

The main character in Godzilla 2014 was very boring and the movie spent a bit too much time on the human characters in general, but at least we had Cranston and Watanabe. As for King of Monsters, Eleven was completely unnecessary in that movie (just like this one), but all in all I liked the lore that was told in that movie, which was a big part of the human segments. It made the fights even cooler.

So yeah, this one was heavily weighed down by the human drama, and the action, while fun, didn't give me the same sense of awe and impact as the last two movies.
 
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sol_bad

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Pretty much.

That's why we need an Evangelion film trilogy, because the human characters will carry the movie and then the giant fights would be the icing on the cake.

Call me, Hollywood.

You really trust Hollywood with Evangelion? I guess we nearly got Evangelion with Pacific Rim ..... which I watched 9 times at the cinemas.
 
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Halo is Dead

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You really trust Hollywood with Evangelion? I guess we nearly got Evangelion with Pacific Rim ..... which I watched 9 times at the cinemas.
You could also watch Shin Godzilla. Made from the same director
 
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Halo is Dead

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And by the way, I don't consider Pacific Rim to be like Evangelion at all.

A movie about Evangelion would (and should) be completely different.
I don't think he was arguing that necessarily, but it's the closest thing we got I suposse.
 

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Ixion

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So the good thing about subscribing to a month of HBO Max for this movie is that I can watch it again and skip all the human parts. Had a much better time. There's definitely an element of awe that is missing from this movie, but the action itself is pretty damn good when it's there. As others have said, it would have been nice if Godzilla at least got just one decent attack in on Mechgodzilla instead of being completely stomped, but at least he took the damage and was still able to power up Kong for the finish.

And I'm glad to see this movie doing well financially, but I do hope they hand the reigns away from Wingard for the next one. No one has gotten these Monsterverse movies QUITE right yet (although I'd say King of Monsters was the best), so might as well keep trying new directors.
 

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Adam Wingard in Talks for Legendary's Next MonsterVerse Film:

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Legendary is quietly taking steps to stretch the series into one or more installments, entering early talks with Godzilla vs. Kong director Adam Wingard to return for another round of monster-on-monster mayhem.
If a deal closes, Wingard would be the first helmer to return to the monster fold since Godzilla kicked off the Legendary partnership with Japan’s Toho in 2014 with $524 million in global receipts.
There’s no timetable for the project as Wingard has become popular among studios. However, the director is said to have been very involved in creating GvK set-pieces as well as the world-building for the movie’s Hollow Earth plotline, and he and Legendary have been cooking up plenty of ideas already.
In fact, one possible title being floated internally? Son of Kong.
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Adam Wingard in Talks for Legendary's Next MonsterVerse Film:

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Legendary is quietly taking steps to stretch the series into one or more installments, entering early talks with Godzilla vs. Kong director Adam Wingard to return for another round of monster-on-monster mayhem.
If a deal closes, Wingard would be the first helmer to return to the monster fold since Godzilla kicked off the Legendary partnership with Japan’s Toho in 2014 with $524 million in global receipts.
There’s no timetable for the project as Wingard has become popular among studios. However, the director is said to have been very involved in creating GvK set-pieces as well as the world-building for the movie’s Hollow Earth plotline, and he and Legendary have been cooking up plenty of ideas already.
In fact, one possible title being floated internally? Son of Kong.
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I would prefer Godzilla 4 but at the same time I wouldn’t mind them giving the big G a couple years hiatus.
 

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The movie itself was fun.
Im not a fan of those vfx effects.
It often looked more like a videogame.
Those screengrabs in OP look like cutscene from Halo :)