Godzilla: King of the Monsters looks just silly enough to be fabulous

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Well, if CCH Pounder is in it I guess I’m going to see it.

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The fact that this is being directed by the guy who brought us Trick r’ Treat and Krampus tells me that it’ll have the right balance of reverent childlike awe for its subjects and utterly silly bonkers goofiness.

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All I can say is YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

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Silly indeed.

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Just knowing it’s going to feature Godzilla’s original theme song may be enough to get me to see it in the theaters:

It’s been redone by Bear McCreary.

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“History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of man.”

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I grew up loving these monster movies. My pet peeve? Godzilla’s size sould stay consistent.

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Well, maybe one is toddler Godzilla/Gojira, and the other are awkward teen, and fully grown adult Godzilla.

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Following that rule will lead you some weird and wonderful places.

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Endless wonder?

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Well, sure. If you never stop rewatching White Dwarf.

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So this is a sequel to the Brian Cranston Godzilla movie, right? And in the same shared universe as Kong: Skull Island?

If so, this is something to look forward to.

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Agreed. And that info-graphic is very nice. I can see a Mother-of-All-Godzilla flick where they terrorize the planet in unison. Now that would be silly enough.

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Yeah, the Field Guide to Kaiju would likely show them in different stages of development:

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Throw in Jeff Goldblum and Jean Reno and I’m in.

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