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Evil Movie Review: Godzilla

Blockbuster season is gearing up, Evil Geeks and so far this summer has been kind to us as our first popcorn flick of the season, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, was UNBELIEVABLY good.  Godzilla is up this week and with the bad taste of this Summer’s second blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, still in my mouth, I’ve been hoping beyond all other hopes that the grumpy green giant wouldn’t let me down after plunking down $18.50 to check him out in IMAX.  Can this once great cinema icon stomp his way back into our hearts and movie-going wallets once again? His loathsome last reboot was dead on arrival in the theaters, so with that failure still behind him, if this movie doesn’t deliver, then Hollywood just might finally manage to kill off Godzilla once and for all. Sure the citizens of countless Pacific adjacent cities would be grateful, but damn it; do we really want to live in a world where poor box office returns can accomplish something King Ghidora never could?

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