Godzilla: King of the Monsters

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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    The sound effects in this movie are extraordinary. That roar that Godzilla does? I gotta tell you that I kind of love that. I might make it the dial tone on my phone.
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    Esther ZuckermanThrillist
    The cast is stacked with otherwise brilliant actors stuck in a borderline incomprehensible plot and forced to play second fiddle to monsters whose powers of wonder wear off fast.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Sometimes you have to be honest about the movie you really are - smashy smash. If you can reconcile that, then it's not so awful.
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    Kim NewmanSight & Sound
    It's typical of the film to set up a major sequence in which flying monsters Mothra and Rodan dog-fight, only to cut that short and follow Mark as he struggles to open some airplane doors.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    I thoroughly enjoyed director Michael Dougherty's Godzilla: King of the Monsters. It made me smile.
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    Udita JhunjhunwalaLivemint
    It's just a big-budget waste of resources that weakly attempts some eco-warrior gibberish and leans heavily on disaster movie clichés.
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    Lonita CookKCTV5 News at 9
    Strong action, weak dialogue unfortunately.
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    David NusairReel Film Reviews
    ...exceedingly, distractingly slick...
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    Alex BentleyCultureMap
    It's difficult to know what could make Godzilla: King of the Monsters a truly enjoyable film, but a start would be to focus on what everyone wants to see - the monsters - and leave the tricky plot mechanics for pretty much any other movie.
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    Richard CrouseRichard Crouse
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters is in 3D - Death, Destruction and Decibels - but has a certain kind of cheesy appeal.
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