Saturday, 27 January 2018

Carole's Saturday movie: Godzilla vs Destroyah


Film Title: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Length: 1h 43min
Released: 1995
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Rating: Unrated (I would give this a minimum of a PG-13)
Where I Got It: Watched my friend's copy


SUMMARY:

The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.

TRAILER:





Review:

Awwww I sometimes forget how much I do like Godzilla. That lovable monster destroying lives and buildings with not a thought in the world. So fun. LOLLL I always enjoy the monster more than the people’s POV even though the dang thing just roars, spits fire, and destroys buildings and other more evil monsters. 


Yes, it has been a while since I’ve actually sat down and watched a full one of these movies beginning to end. In my youth, I only watched what I caught on TV or at someone else’s house. They are fun and this one was a lot of fun, but darker. Very dark.



But yes, this is a 90’s movie so the cheese is still there in regards to effects. However, they are SO much more advanced compared to the older ones. Also, the acting is good and I watched the English version and the dub was not horrible. 



Back to what I was talking about earlier. This film was decently dark. It was really sad and I admit I cried! GAH! NO! I hated that baddie SO much!!!!!!!! EVIL, EVIL BASTARD! *shakes fist* 

I hated what happened to the little Godzilla. He did nothing to no one!! He was a simple, kind-hearted monster. HE IS JUST A BABY DARNIT! HE LEGIT HAD HURT NO ONE! HE HAD A CHANCE WHEN THERE WAS A BEACH FULL OF PEOPLE AND HE LEGIT JUST WATCHED THE PEOPLE FOR A MINUTE AND KEPT GOING!!!! EVERYONE LOVES HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!! GAH! I can’t say what happened, but it made me so sad. 


I felt SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO bad for the big Godzilla too. Poor thing was in so much pain. It hurt me to watch it suffer so much. 



This was fun. With these older movies, you have to take it with a grain of salt. Cheesy effects and the dubbing isn’t also the greatest. I prefer watching the original language and just reading the translation, but alas, beggars can’t be choosers. 



I can’t give this a full 5 stars like I want. I physically can’t, because it was too sad and baby Godzilla was a victim just like the people. I’ll give it 4 stars. The cheese factor was at a minimal, acting was done well, and I actually enjoyed the people’s stories. It was dark and the baddie was certainly a baddie indeed. I hated it, but it made the story scary and fun. Wasn’t sure how it was going to be defeated! 









10 comments:

  1. awww it sounds dark and sad for Godzilla but glad you enjoyed it.

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  2. Lordy, I haven't seen this one since I was a kid. My mum was a child of the 50s and she grew up during the whole Godzilla craze and passed it on to us. I remember seeing this one and loving it despite the cheese factor.

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  3. I am feeling bad for baby Godzilla and I didn't watch the movie. I don't think that this one would be for me but I am glad you enjoyed it.

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  4. It's been a while since I've seen this one. I love all those movies.

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  5. Haven't heard about this one but it's been a long time since I have seen any Godzilla related movie so I'll just see this:)
    Haniya
    booknauthors.blogspot.com

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  6. I love all animals, but I can't say that I've been a fan of Godzilla movies. I'm glad you really liked it. Hugs...RO

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  7. GODZILLA! *stomps through town*

    Thanks everyone! Who can deny a little bit of Zilla in their lives?

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  8. I love all these monster movies even though I always feel bad for the monsters :-)

    Karen @ For What It's Worth

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