Author: dainafuller

Currently a student at the University of Wollongong and studying for my Bachelor of Communication and Media.

Here Be Monsters – BCM320

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Of course, the first thing I want to do in the morning is live-tweeting a black-and-white, old as hell, Japanese film, so that is what I was doing Thursday morning. If you haven’t heard of Godzilla, or Gojira if you wanna be completely accurate, you might have been living deep in the ocean undisturbed from nuclear testing, but I have indeed heard of this larger than life monster. But I had never seen the original movie or any of the 30 odd sequels, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t understand the cultural impact this film has had in the 64 years since its release.

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I think the only ‘kaiju‘ film I’ve ever seen was Pacific Rim back in 2013, and while it was a fun watch I didn’t stick around for the sequel. But Gojira had a different feel to it, maybe it…

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