Why the new Godzilla is Great

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One reason, at least. This is a quote from Andrew O’Hehir’s review in Salon, and he zeroes in on something important:

“Any number of monster movies preach karmic sermons about war or prejudice or environmental destruction or whatever; the hidden message in the genre is nearly always that we had it coming. But “Godzilla” never defaults to the myth of the heroic individual, in which one man stands outside the mass of human mediocrity, and can bring down any opponent with pluck, ingenuity and a few well-timed zingers.”

 

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