Author: Chip Forge

Godzilla (1998)

 Overview: The makers of Independence Day take a huge shit on a franchise. Tristar Pictures. 1998. PG-13. 139 minutes. Little More Overview: This fucking movie. Let me tell you, friends, in life you face obstacles and ordeals. That’s natural. But every once in a while, something comes along that just decides to ruin everything good about your childhood. Enter Godzilla (1998). The movie made to just hurt everyone’s feelings. The Few and Far Between Good Points: Godzilla is such an action fest with no substance that I wouldn’t be surprised if Michael Bay jerks off to it every night...

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Godzilla (1954)

Overview: The classic giant monster raids Tokyo. Toho.  1954. Rated PG. 96 minutes Good: The original depiction of the legendary King of all Monsters is a deep and emotional tale. The acting is sound and the narrative, as dark as it is, stands the test of time. Godzilla, the monster himself, can be viewed as an analog for atomic warfare and testing. And while the portrayal of the beast is commonly remembered as villainous, this movie also frames him as a victim of said experiments, and in so being, a tragic character. The monster is also an event; his...

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