space
space
head
head head head
Home Contact RSS Feed
COMICS   •   MOVIES   •   MUSIC   •   TELEVISION   •   GAMES   •   BOOKS
Movie Review: Godzilla: King Of The Monsters
space
eelyajekiM   |  @   |  
space

Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Director: Michael Dougherty
Writer: Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields
Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O’Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Zhang Ziyi
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rated PG-13 | Minutes: 132
Release Date: May 31, 2019

No matter how many times Godzilla is rebooted, the Kaiju is revered as one of the most iconic cinematic characters in history. And despite his lack of presence in the 2014 westernized telling, his fame remained as powerful as ever. Mostly because Godzilla is much more than a giant reptile destroying cities with his giant footsteps and atomic flames, but he serves as a reminder of the dangers of what could happen should human arrogance transcend nature. It’s a theme that continues to echo in each new telling, no matter the generation.

Now those themes come into the picture once more in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, in which man’s arrogance and inability to comprehend what they are unleashing is a reflection of the times that we live in today. And yet, even with those dark and very human themes, the sequel still remembers that it is a giant monster movie that sees Godzilla clash with rivals and nemeses like Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. Check out my full review below.

...continue reading »
space
 
‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’: Watch The Final Trailer For Latest MonsterVerse Movie
space
The Movie God   |  @   |  
space

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the final trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters ahead of its release next month.

The movie is the latest in Legendary and WB’s shared cinematic universe called the MonsterVerse, which began with 2014’s Godzilla and continued with 2017’s Kong: Skull Island. In it, the title titan will face off against formidable foes such as Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah.

You can find a lengthy synopsis for Godzilla: King of the Monsters along with the final trailer and a recently released poster below.

...continue reading »
space
 
Teaser Trailer For ‘My Dinner With Hervé’ Starring Peter Dinklage Released
space
The Movie God   |  @   |  
space

My Dinner With Herve

HBO has released a new teaser trailer for My Dinner With Hervé starring Peter Dinklage as French actor Hervé Villechaize, who’s best known for his roles as Tattoo on the television series Fantasy Island and as Nick Nack in The Man with the Golden Gun.

The movie, which is directed by Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock, Anvil: The Story of Anvil), is inspired by a true story, following the forming of an unlikely friendship between a struggling journalist (Jamie Dornan) and Hervé one crazy night in Los Angeles. Also starring is Mireille Enos, Harriet Walter, Oona Chaplin, David Strathairn, and Andy García.

Continue below to read a synopsis for My Dinner With Hervé and to watch the teaser trailer.

...continue reading »
space
 
Movie Review: Godzilla (2014)
space
Adam Frazier   |  @   |  
space

Adam Frazier reviews Gareth Edwards' GODZILLA
Godzilla
Director: Gareth Edwards
Writers: Max Borenstein (screenplay), Dave Callaham (story)
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn
Legendary Pictures | Warner Bros.
Rated PG-13 | 123 Minutes
Release Date: May 16, 2013

“We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita; Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and, to impress him, takes on his multi-armed form and says, ‘Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.’ I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.”

– J. Robert Oppenheimer

In 1954, Ishirō Honda transformed the trauma of war into art with Godzilla, a science fiction film about a gigantic radioactive beast that rises from the depths of Tokyo Bay. The primordial force of nature firebombs Tokyo with its atomic breath, leveling the city and killing thousands. Honda created a walking metaphor for the nuclear devastation of World War II – a fantastic, out of this world creation that could embody the fears of an entire nation.

Godzilla is the granddaddy of kaiju cinema, but it’s also a very poignant and mournful drama – a Japanese film made at a time when the country was still reeling from the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as H-bomb testing in the Pacific. Since then, Godzilla has become an international icon of devastation, spawning nearly thirty sequels. The King of Monsters endures because he is the perfect conduit through which to exorcise the predominant fears of our time.

...continue reading »
space
 
This ‘Godzilla’ IMAX Poster Is A Thing Of Terrifying Beauty
space
BAADASSSSS!   |  
space

Godzilla Legendary Pictures banner

In less than three weeks the long-in-the-works Americanized reboot of Godzilla helmed by Gareth Edwards will arise to stomp a new mud hole in the summer box office…hopefully. Since the anticipation for its release has not surpassed our stratosphere (though it’s pretty close), Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have released an astounding new poster for the scaly blockbuster hopeful’s IMAX 3D theatrical release.

You can check it out here below.

...continue reading »
space
 
International ‘Godzilla’ Trailer Shows Off More Of The Monster
space
The Movie God   |  @   |  
space

Godzilla Legendary Pictures banner

Another new Godzilla trailer has been released, this one of the international variety. The trailer offers up plenty of quick peeks at footage we haven’t seen yet, including some new looks at the monster.

The movie stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche, and David Strathairn. It is directed by Gareth Edwards, and will be released on May 16th.

You can check out the new Godzilla international trailer below.

...continue reading »
space
 
2014’s ‘Godzilla’ Remake Gets A Full Trailer With More Bryan Cranston
space
The Movie God   |  @   |  
space

Godzilla Full Trailer #1

Clocking in at a little over two minutes in length, the teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Godzilla remake was more satisfying than the usual teaser is.

Now Legendary Pictures has released the first full trailer for the movie. The new trailer is only slightly longer than the teaser, but shows plenty of new footage and features more dialogue from some of the film’s characters, including a healthy dose of Bryan Cranston in his role as “guy who tries to warn lots of people who don’t listen/cooperate until it’s too late.”

You can check out the first full Godzilla trailer below.

...continue reading »
space
 
‘Godzilla’ Teaser Trailer Is Here!
space
Maximus Prime   |  
space

Gareth Edwards' Godzilla Header

It’s been a long time since we got to see that Comic-Con teaser footage for Godzilla, the remake from Legendary Pictures.

Today, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have released a two-minute teaser trailer for the film. Watch it here below!

Godzilla, which is directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters) and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, and Bryan Cranston, hits theaters on May 16, 2014.

...continue reading »
space
 
Watch Now: The ‘Godzilla’ Teaser From SDCC 2012 Is Finally Online!
space
Empress Eve   |  @   |  
space

Gareth Edwards' Godzilla Header

Two years ago at San Diego Comic-Con, we told you about the teaser footage we got to see for Godzilla (which was then reshown at the Godzilla panel at this year’s Con).

Now, that footage is finally online and you can watch it here below.

...continue reading »
space
 
Blu-ray Review: Lincoln
space
The Movie God   |  @   |  
space

Lincoln 4-Disc Blu-ray Image

Lincoln
4-Disc Blu-ray l 2-Disc Blu-ray l DVD
DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg
WRITER: Tony Kushner
STARRING: Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Bruce McGill, Peter McRobbie, Lee Pace, David Costabile, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Jared Harris, Jackie Earle Haley
DreamWorks
RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2013

“A compass I learnt when I was surveying, it’ll… it’ll point you true north from where your standing, but it’s got no advice about the swamps, deserts and chasms that you’ll encounter along the way. If in pursuit of your destination, you plunge ahead heedless of obstacles, and achieve nothing more than to sink in a swamp, what’s the use of knowing true north?”

We’re all familiar with Abraham Lincoln. We know he freed the slaves. We know his distinctive look. He’s even on our money. But how much do we really know? I for one can admit that I did not know much more than the basics, about the same as the average person would know (I fell asleep in history class a lot, what can I say), but as I’ve gotten older my interest in history has grown exponentially, and lessons via documentary or biopic and so on can be just as appealing as the latest popcorn flick.

With movies, however, we’re always wondering in the back of our brain just how historically accurate the story we’re being told really is. And this will happen no less while viewing Lincoln, the latest film from director Steven Spielberg which tells the story of our 16th president and his fight to pass the 13th Amendment, the amendment that aimed to put an end to slavery.

...continue reading »
space
space « Previous Articles space space
space
space
Geeks of Doom on Instagram Follow Geeks of Doom on Tumblr space
Geeks of Doom on YouTube Geeks of Doom on Pinterest
Geeks of Doom Email Digest Geeks of Doom RSS Feed space
space
Amazon.com
space
space
space
space
space
space
The Drill Down Podcast TARDISblend Podcast Westworld Podcast
space
2520 Clothing Company
space
2019  ·   2018  ·   2017  ·   2016  ·   2015  ·   2014  ·   2013  ·   2012  ·   2011  ·   2010  ·   2009  ·   2008  ·   2007  ·   2006  ·   2005
space
Geeks of Doom is proudly powered by WordPress.

Students of the Unusual™ comic cover used with permission of 3BoysProductions
The Mercuri Bros.™ comic cover used with permission of Prodigal Son Press

Geeks of Doom is designed and maintained by our geeky webmaster
All original content copyright ©2005-2018 Geeks of Doom
All external content copyright of its respective owner, except where noted
space
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under
a Creative Commons License.
space
About | Privacy Policy | Contact
space