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Godzilla or I have seen the future of films and I don’t like it

Elementary Politics

“So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good; so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.” –T.S. Eliot


So I went to see Godzilla.

Big mistake. I knew it was going to be a big mistake. The film was clearly written by people who either flunked every science course they ever took or cheated as it understood even less than most movies understand on the topics of nuclear weapons, radiation, evolution, electromagnetic pulses (EMP), geology, or nature in general. And then there is the fact that Ken Watanabe has this look on his face throughout the entire film that screams, “there is no way they are seriously paying me money to read lines this stupid? They are? I just can’t believe…

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