The Godzilla film experience has been an interesting and thought provoking topic for our auto-ethnographic study. The whole idea of analysing cultural experience through film opened a different line of view for me as well as simply enjoying it for the film as it is. Like I said earlier, I had my doubts on watching a film over 60 years old but it’s hard not to be enthralled by the film’s powerful message.
One of the reasons why I think Godzilla has been a significant icon in Japanese culture is because of it’s representation. The film captured a period in time, the cultural setting of nuclear warfare and violence. The film is still so great today because it aims to evoke emotions out of you as a viewer.
I thought about what the audience is most likely to engage with this in the film and I found that most people…
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