Film Review: Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire; The titanic monsters of cinema flex their wild abandon in overtly big sequel

A film like Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire is what one might call “critic proof”.  I mean, it’s ultimately a near-2 hour over-indulged CGI fest based around two giant creatures and their evident animosity towards each other.  But, rather ironically, these two titans are battling each other at the tail-end of a cinematic universe…

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Film Review: Godzilla vs. Kong is a titan match not worth the spectator fee

You would think by now that the proprietors of the particular cinematic universe that encompasses films surrounding a giant ape and a radioactive lizard would gather that we really don’t care about the human characters involved.  Sure, it’s great for there to be suitably formed players, and in the case of these films they’re often…

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The MonsterVerse continues: Godzilla 2 announces synopsis and full cast as filming commences

Coinciding with the beginning of production in Atlanta, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have unveiled an official press release detailing the cast, synopsis and production details for the tentatively titled Godzilla 2. The follow-up to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 Godzilla will serve as the next instalment in WB and Legendary’s “MonsterVerse” alongside Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull…

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