On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: Another special PATRON sponsored episode. Another of our esteemed Patreon sponsors, Hunter and Stephie Van Wagenen, have selected one monster of a film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The 2014 Godzilla…

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However, Godzilla: King of the Monsters maintains the legacy of the franchise in a way that the 1998 or 2014 do not because of their overtly Western narrative frameworks. It concentrates on the kaiju, first and foremost, while obscuring the human stories in order to broaden the thematic world beyond the human perspective, and it maintains the environmental critique that has been present since the first film. Within the legacy of Toho, the film is everything one could expect.

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Godzilla is a gargantuan, semi-intelligent, indestructible, nuclear-powered dinosaur whose spine lights up when he breathes atomic fire. Forgetting all the cultural iconic status built up around Godzilla and other kaiju franchises, sit with that first sentence for a moment. If…

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On this episode of Reel World: Rewind . . . Blaine introduces listeners to his new co-host, and they discuss Gareth Edwards’s 2014 film, Godzilla. They talk about the film’s environmental subtext, how the film fits within the larger MonsterVerse, and…

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Opening to an estimated 61 million dollar weekend, Kong: Skull Island, the sophomore film in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, virtually guarantees that we’ll get to see giant monsters duke it out on the big screen for years to come. Twelve-year-old me is…

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A blockbuster-sized testament to the fact that everyone loves seeing giant monsters brawl and wreak havoc, Kong: Skull Island hits cinemas this week. This highly-anticipated premiere, which is expected to get Legendary’s MonsterVerse firing on all cylinders, also presents me…

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While it has not been as long since dinosaurs ruled the earth, it’s been a long time since dinosaurs ruled the box office. Previous follow-ups to Spielberg’s blockbuster smash, Jurassic Park, were disappointing, silly, lacked the terrifying awe of the original,…

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At some point in your life, you develop an obsession with the end of the world. Stick with me on this, but everyone one of us wonders, eventually, what it would be like for all life on earth to be…

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