Looking At My Very Ethnocentric First Encounter with Gojira (1954)


Well…. here we are again.

Looking back at my last two blog posts it clear to me that I felt out of my depth. In a class environment that is quite clearly so involved in aspects of Asian Digital Culture including films such as Godzilla, I felt my feelings towards the film were somewhat inferior…. Until it struck me. The point of this whole class is to reflect on MY experiences. To write about the way I felt while watching the film and how I came to feel these ways no matter what previous experience I had had with the film or Japanese Film.

I spoke in my last blog post about my disconnect with the film. After delving deeper into these feelings and why I possibly might have felt this way I put a large part of it down to production value and my lack of experience with Japanese…

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