Godzilla Vs Kong (2021) Review


Directed By: Adam Wingard

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall & Brian Tyree Henry

Synopsis: Legends collide in “Godzilla vs. Kong” as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is Jia, a young orphaned girl with whom he has formed a unique and powerful bond. But they unexpectedly find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe. The epic clash between the two titans—instigated by unseen forces—is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth.

Review: The battle of the titans comes to a head as either Godzilla or Kong is declared the King Of Monsters.

The 2014 Godzilla movie was a dark re-telling of Godzilla and while we all knows it’s fantasy it had a certain realism to it, Godzilla made a huge comeback and it was well worth the wait. The Sequel to Godzilla was titled Godzilla: King Of The Monsters and it was all sorts of awesome, the ending with thermo-nuke Godzilla was a highlight and it will replay in your mind after! King Of The Monsters had so many memorable moments and fun action pieces it leaves a very strong impression.

Now….Godzilla Vs Kong, last time we saw Kong he was a mere baby compared to the size he is now and after the events of Kong: Skull Island we know Kong has never been defeated and he doesn’t bow to anyone, as of this point Kong has been only one friend a girl named Jia, who he has a special bond with.

Millie Bobby Brown reprises her role from King Of The Monsters, her character senses something is a-miss regarding Godzilla suddenly attacking, she sets out to uncover what is behind his blind rage rampages.

As for Godzilla, he has been docile but suddenly reappears wrecking havoc for no apparent reason, whenever he appears he nuclear blasts everything in site, he also senses Kong [which pisses him off more] and we learn about their ancient rivalry and it’s not long until Godzilla and Kong have their first encounter, which is unbelievably amazing, the special effects and the amount of effort put into piecing together the first battle – it’s breathtaking, It’s cinematic brilliance!

The big final battle is amazing! It is such a thrill-ride that was a testosterone overload, it is the BEST VS MOVIE I have seen & strong contender for one of the best action movies of 2021. Watching Godzilla and Kong duke it out was jaw-dropping. As we all know, one does fall and there is a clear winner. The audience need not fear as both Godzilla and Kong shine in the movie. It’s as much a sequel to Skull Island as it is to being Godzilla 3.

Godzilla Vs Kong has so many memorable moments, a highlight being an anti gravitational moment featuring Kong in Hollow Earth [Hollow earth gets explored a little, it’s unreal].

The monster-verse comes full circle with Godzilla Vs Kong and you can see how the films were leading to this showdown. From here on these movies can definitely thrive with less human interactions and having more focus based around the Titans themselves.


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