Godzilla: King of the Monsters

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  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers spectacular kaiju action -- and reaffirms that cutting-edge effects are still no substitute for a good story.
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    Aly CavinessMidwest Film Journal
    Sometimes you just have to let go of rooting for the humans and root for the monsters instead.
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    Paul McGuire GrimesKSTP-TV
    The monster fights alone are worth seeing on a huge screen. Just don't go looking for a realistic plot or science.
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    Chris McCoyMemphis Flyer
    As the puny humans flail, Godzilla, the Cary Grant of giant monsters, emerges with his dignity intact.
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    Katie Smith-WongFlick Feast
    Godzilla: God of the Monsters fails to deliver on the promise of an epic monster film.
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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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    Stephen PorzioHeadStuff
    The real reason to see Godzilla: King of the Monsters is its gargantuan monster brawls - the biggest put on screen maybe ever.
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    Hannah LodgeThe Beat
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers killer kaiju - but at a cost
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    Avery McReynoldsCultured Vultures
    This Godzilla sequel packs an overwhelming punch with awe-inspiring moments of creativity and compelling storytelling. It is well-rounded, not only in its casting, but in its ability to make you feel a wide array of emotions. Go see it, go now.
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    Rob GonsalveseFilmCritic.com
    It's not a good time or aesthetically pleasing or even very exciting. There are two or three fantastic apocalyptic images, but that's about it.
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    Mike McGranaghanAisle Seat
    It feels like overkill. Too many under-developed characters populate the story, too many plot points are crammed in, and the special effects are bludgeoning.
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