Abandoning the more serious themes of the the early Godzilla films, Toho gifts us with Mothra. A sweet and funny movie with plenty of awesome kaiju fun. It's goofy, but still has it's plenty of heart and sensitivity. I love this stinkin' Moth, and I'm glad she has a spotlight of her own.
This film features Godzilla and Rodan playing volleyball, Godzilla scratching his butt, and Mothra having a complete conversation with the two monsters as translated by the Shobijin.
This is my example of a so-bad-its-good kind of movie. Still, it has the perfect amount of destructive kaiju fun.
So this does it. This ends my King Kong marathon.
1933, 1976, and 2005.
What did I think of Peter Jackson's adaption?
I've got to say, pretty dang awesome.
Jackson captures the feel and essence of the thirty's so incredibly well, that my favourite parts of the movie were that in the beginning and the end when we spend time in New York City. His attention to detail is extraordinary. The original clocked in at an hour and forty-six minutes,…