Godzilla Minus 1

This looks great. (Although, that is the job of trailers.)

I have no idea how the licensing works, but this is obviously different to the Legendary Monsterverse films. It looks more of a throwback to the original Godzilla of 1954, when the monster was not a friend, but a threat, and when the devastation was a way for Japan to process not only what happened at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but also the effects of continued nuclear testing in the region.

The role of imaginary monsters is always to give shape to our very real fears.

This excellent webpage has a fairly deep dive on the original movie.

Into Horror History: Godzilla (1954)

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