Godzilla ★★★★½

Gareth Edwards is an incredibly underrated director. I mention this every time I log it, but the sense of scale in this movie is truly incredible. We are ants compared to these titans, and thousands of us are lost in the detritus of their battle. The more I watch this, the more I’m able to overlook the flaws and just focus on the sheer terrifying majesty of the movie. I’ve also grown to appreciate the sheer audacity of cutting away right before the first big fight starts.

For my money, this is the most successful example of a director jumping from an indie to a blockbuster. He was probably so successful because his indie already felt like a blockbuster.

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