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New 'Godzilla' Finally Revealed: How Latest Radioactive Reptile Stacks Up to the Original
Yahoo Movies ^ | February 25, 2014 | Amanda Bell

Posted on 02/26/2014 7:39:24 AM PST by C19fan

Ever since the Japanese original "Godzilla" (first titled "Godjira") took the horror genre to all new heights, literally and figuratively, with its larger-than-life reptilian beast, there've been a number of very varied attempts to capitalize on the creature's fear potential. The latest of which — director Gareth Edwards's upcoming release starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Bryan Cranston — just released a new trailer that is bigger in scale than any previous incarnation, smashing up everything from San Francisco to Las Vegas

While some installments have been more favored than others, from the looks (and sounds) of this newest iteration it seems that Edwards's take might just be hearkening back more to the roots of Godzilla's movie magic — especially within the latest round of materials released from the pic.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: godzilla; kaiju
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Looks a lot better than the Roland Emmerich POC take on Godzilla.
1 posted on 02/26/2014 7:39:25 AM PST by C19fan
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Here’s my prediction for the plot. Global warming has caused the ocean temperatures to rise so dramatically that Godzilla has been forced to come ashore. Most of Godzilla’s destruction will be aimed at evil oil companies for the noxious fumes that are polluting the environment.


2 posted on 02/26/2014 7:43:37 AM PST by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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"Looks a lot better than the Roland Emmerich POC take on Godzilla."

Was that the stinker that starred Matthew Broadrick?

3 posted on 02/26/2014 7:47:29 AM PST by circlecity
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To: circlecity

Yeap.


4 posted on 02/26/2014 7:50:42 AM PST by C19fan
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I liked that Godzilla. I just didn’t like Matthew Broderick.


5 posted on 02/26/2014 7:52:54 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: C19fan; Godzilla

I REALLY hope that movie doesn’t suck eggs. :(

I have been a Godzilla fan for years.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 7:53:31 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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So far, the best Godzilla movie ever made has been...Pacific Rim.


7 posted on 02/26/2014 7:55:57 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: C19fan

OO that was a really good trailer I have to say!


8 posted on 02/26/2014 7:56:39 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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“”Godzilla” (first titled “Godjira”)..”

Pardon my ignorance, but.......???


9 posted on 02/26/2014 7:58:28 AM PST by FAA
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I enjoyed the Emmerich take, without thinking it was especially outstanding. I think the new one looks very promising.

Where Godzilla is concerned, I’m just glad that I was finally able to see “Gojira” in its original form by way of DVD.


10 posted on 02/26/2014 8:00:03 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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Here is what the pesky reptile looks like:

“”Godzilla” (first titled “Godjira”)..”

Pardon my ignorance, but.......???

The Japanese words were "gojira" which translates to "large lizard". Say it fast enough and with enough repitition, it sounds like 'godzilla'.

11 posted on 02/26/2014 8:04:33 AM PST by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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Looks promising.

As a side note - I still hope that JJ Abrams makes a sequel to Cloverfield.


12 posted on 02/26/2014 8:04:45 AM PST by Constitution Day (Endeavor To Persevere)
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I raised my son on ALL the Godzilla movies.

We’ll be front row center for this one.


13 posted on 02/26/2014 8:06:27 AM PST by ImProudToBeAnAmerican (2008 & 2012 = Voter fraud > Chicago style!)
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I really expected him to be much larger.


14 posted on 02/26/2014 8:07:50 AM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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♫ Oh no, they say he's got to go go go Godzilla
Oh no, there goes Tokyo go go Godzilla ♫

15 posted on 02/26/2014 8:09:23 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd
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Correction to my previous. Gojira comes from two Japanese kanji that roughly are “gorilla (gorira)” and “whale (kujira>”.

The critter is called a “kaiju” which is large (or great) strange, creature or monster: kai=large/great ju=strange creature.


16 posted on 02/26/2014 8:10:04 AM PST by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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No remakes of Gorgo anywhere?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorgo_%28film%29


17 posted on 02/26/2014 8:10:23 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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I really expected him to be much larger.

I think they use a lot of mirrors.

18 posted on 02/26/2014 8:11:14 AM PST by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: C19fan

Michelle is not amused.


19 posted on 02/26/2014 8:13:02 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Constitution Day
...that isn't of the handheld variety. Worst thing about that movie...

As an aside, I've never heard anyone respond to this in the affirmative. At the end of the movie, they do a small clip of the male and female leads at Coney Island on the ferris wheel and in the ocean background you can see something big-ish fall out of the sky and hit the water. You see it?

20 posted on 02/26/2014 8:15:43 AM PST by SwankyC (Democrats and Republicans agree, govt coercion is OK if it fits your idea of whats OK)
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