Excerpt: It would be easy to say that, as Honda once said of his monsters, that Godzilla, King of the Monsters is too big and too much for its own good. But it’s also easy to forgive in a movie so determined to deliver your money’s worth, and which so gleefully and boldly enters a fictional realm with a sense of both legacy and invention.
Excerpt: An absolute mess, and nowhere near enough monster action. Does not give good disaster. No fun at all. Makes me long for guys in rubber monster suits awkwardly sparring. At least you could see them.
Excerpt: The contrivances come from always having everyone in the perfect place to do what they need to do. The “why” of those actions, however, is consistently steeped in what we know of their nature.
Excerpt: [Godzilla: King of the Monsters] delivers the monster battles you want to see on a huge screen while supplying a story ridiculous and straightforward enough to have fun with in between the visual effects mayhem.