Questions tagged [godzilla]

Aa giant monster (or Kaiju) originating from the 1954 Ishirō Honda film 'Godzilla' which went on to be featured in 32 more films.

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Has the “hero” music ever previously been associated with Godzilla in this way?

The track Godzilla Main Title, from the Godzilla: King of the Monsters soundtrack, starts very dramatically, and changes into music from the original Godzilla ('54) movie. This music was originally ...
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Why was Cussley only depicted from behind?

In the Funimation English dub version of "Shin Godzilla", there is an odd scene in a plane where "Kayoko Patterson" character is speaking with a "US Official" who is only identified by the text ...
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Why is the fighter pilot angry that Akanye saved him from Mechagodzilla?

I was watching Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (English dub) and was really confused by one of the plot points. After Kiryu's (Mechagodzilla's) first encounter with Godzilla, the scientists lose ...
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What is the cultural significance of the “kaiju screech”?

Last night I watched The Mighty Peking Man for the first (and probably last) time. It's a 1977 Cantonese King Kong ripoff, made purely "to capitalize on the craze surrounding the 1976 remake of King ...
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What is Godzilla and what does he know and want at all?

While at first seeming like a giant monster crushing everything in its way for the sake of its own, the Godzilla from Hollywood's 2014 take on him was in the end only hunting and killing the MUTOs (...
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Is the Janjira incident a reference to Fukushima?

At the beginning of Hollywood's 2014 take on Godzilla we experience a disaster in the Japanese Janjira nuclear power plant, in the wake of which Joe Brody's wife Sandra dies. This disaster, which ...