JurassicNightTitanosaurusMember605 XPMar-07-2018 11:54 AM
This honestly what I wanted, a lot of good monster action. We've already seen that trying to focus on human characters is a terrible idea, and Kong proved this by making a fun film with flat characters. This film just needs a simple monster movie plot to show us the monsters and pit them against each other. Seems like that's what we're getting, which is awesome.
_ElPanchoNews_Mothra LarvaeMember22 XPMar-07-2018 12:34 PM
I hope good fights of monsters, but if the human plot is not good, it will not be a good movie, it will only be a movie with flat characters and monsters giving blows, and I know we do not want that, obviously I want to see fights, but I also want to see a development in the character of godzilla, a good human plot, as nations react to what is happening, and hopefully the atmosphere is optimal. While Kong Skull Island was entertaining, its characters were basics and fools, and they showed both Kong and his fights, that the emotion and the surprise factor was affected, well it's just my opinion...
KoldWarKid62BaragonMember203 XPMar-07-2018 1:02 PM
Is it really too much to ask for both? Other movies have done it. It's not impossible! These movies have had some very good actors. Don't waste 'em.
WillnotbenamedBaragonMember120 XPMar-07-2018 1:03 PM
I am guessing that the filmmakers behind Godzilla 2 are replicating what made Kong Skull Island successful, and avoiding the complaints of the 1st Godzilla.
Krappy BungholioMothra LarvaeMember13 XPMar-07-2018 1:57 PM
It's very important to note that Jeremy Conrad is basing this off a source's friends so....The much better news is there is a reddit post in the movies subreddit from someone who has seen 40 minutes of Godzilla 2 and is much more positive about the characters/story and film overall
The Jurassic BootlegBaragonMember468 XPMar-07-2018 2:15 PM
The story is dumb? ok, I'm a bit worried, but hopefully the monster actions are good enough for me to give it 10/10.
JamaalMothra LarvaeMember84 XPMar-07-2018 2:26 PM
Everybody wants more monster action, especially with four kaiju in the story. But, a good story, an interesting narrative, is just as important. There is potentially, a lot to mine here: the whole Monarch backstory. They brought back Serizawa and Graham-which I love for the continuity-give them something to work with. And this cast is simply gorgeous. I hope that they're not just standing around expressing varying forms of shock and amazement.
So, I hope it's well written and totally unpredictable.
NateZilla10000Mothra LarvaeMember75 XPMar-07-2018 3:24 PM
I already said it in the other post, but I'll say again:
This is coming from a dude who thinks that all a Godzilla movie is good for, and I quote: "just fast forward past anything with a human."
I doubt this is a credible source to take seriously.
JurassicNightTitanosaurusMember605 XPMar-07-2018 4:13 PM
Good to here, I'm not saying that we don't need a good story and characters, but I'm not going to be upset if we don't. The Reddit post kept on mentioning that G's design is basically the same but there's "more red". Wonder what that means?
KingKaijuGojiraTitanosaurusMember926 XPMar-07-2018 5:15 PM
This is a good sign. At least to me it is. I really could care less about the people. Let Them Fight!
JeffzillaMothra LarvaeMember11 XPMar-07-2018 9:54 PM
I dont watch Godzilla movies for the human element of things I watch them for the giant monster fights THAT'S what a TRUE Godzilla movie is
riggzamortis86TitanosaurusMember667 XPMar-08-2018 8:40 AM
Well I cant really take this opinion to heart. Im sure with the actors in this movie cant be all that bland. I don't believe it. But the assurance of great monster fighting is a sigh of relief. K:SI had way better action and fighting than 2014 so im happy so far.
EmptyHBaragonMember157 XPMar-08-2018 12:48 PM
That's a little disappointing. The good giant monster films are ones that have good human characters and stories.
EmptyHBaragonMember157 XPMar-08-2018 5:03 PM
Also, thanks to NateZilla10000 for posting the link to his previous comments.
Gee WBaragonMember141 XPMar-12-2018 4:56 AM
I don't get the idea that you can't have a good story and great action in these movies. I really enjoyed Kong, but the story was seriously lacking. Great ideas, for sure, but the plot went all over the place and that lessens the impact of the action. While characterization in Godzilla 2014 was lacking, the story was worked out nicely. It was a simple linear tale for sure, but it worked and didn't leave you scratching your head. I also really enjoyed the atmosphere of Godzilla, it gave gravitas to the situation, made the monsters imposing and truly feel giant. Kong was lacking in that department a bit too.
RR44BaragonMember339 XPMar-12-2018 5:49 AM
It would be nice to have a real good story.. coupled with good characters.. AND epic monster fights. I actually thought Kong Skull Island.. was better that the first Godzilla  flick.. in that it had all three.
riggzamortis86TitanosaurusMember667 XPMar-12-2018 8:35 AM
K:SI is definitely a superior film than Edwards backwards 2014. The tone, action, acting, pace and even the soundtrack was perfect. The only thing G14 had was that dark and gloomy atmosphere. Ill give it to Edwards on that. If we can get all the great things out of both films and put it in KOTM then ill be happy
KulaasMothra LarvaeMember32 XPMar-12-2018 1:52 PM
It wasn't even a dark and gloomy atmosphere necessarily. It was just bone dry, and lacking in any sense of humor or self-awareness. Even Shin Godzilla for how dark it was could have fun with itself and cracked some jokes, so it wasn't entirely dry and depressing, lol.
Glad this film's seemingly like KSI, given I loved that film for what it was. My only issue is probably gonna be obnoxious casting/plot choices. Like why are we focusing on a family once again caught in this gigantic fight between superorganisms rather than focusing on Monarch, more. I'd rather have the most intriguing part of the last film amplified over more of what I didn't like. But from what I've heard, it seems like Sally Hawkins doesn't even know if she plays a large role in the plot, again. Ugh.
That and I hope this film retains continuity. Gonna hate it if it's like the events of the past films never happened. Even Transformers gets that right.
JurassicNightTitanosaurusMember605 XPMar-13-2018 8:30 AM
We are supposedly focusing on Monarch, I remember hearing that the lead actor (forgot his name) and the lead actress (forgot hers to) are members of Monarch
riggzamortis86TitanosaurusMember667 XPMar-13-2018 9:15 AM
I didn't see any of those actors listed in the casting for this movie(thank God-zilla!)
riggzamortis86TitanosaurusMember667 XPMar-13-2018 10:16 AM
That is if your talking about the Brody family. I really hated all those characters. I didn't see them in the cast line up for this movie.