Gojira and the return of the live tweeting

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Here we are at the beginning of another semester and I’m back again with another session of live tweeting. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it to the initial screening of  Gojira in class time, but was able to watch it in my own time and see what my classmates we’re saying about it on the twitter feed #BCM320, so here is my take from the movie.

This week we were presented with the film Gojira (1954) directed by Ishiro Honda. For the first time watching a Godzilla type of movie, and it was definitely different than what I expected. This movie wasn’t about a giant monster in a rubber suit causing havoc. After doing some reading, it was apparent that the movie was filled with symbolism and is a metaphor for World War II and the Cold War as well as other tragedies that struck Japan .As it is…

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