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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Film Review)

It's been five years since Godzilla, the debut film of Legendary's new Monsterverse, returned the atomic giant to our cinema screens. Taking our criticisms of the first film to note; the biggest being that it focused for too long soley on the human characters, writers made it a mission to make the sequel more of an ensemble piece: blending a more balanced mix of monsters and humans for the story. Being the 35th film of the Japanese icon's franchise and despite bearing such a grabbing title, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, is as disappointing as the monsters are visually grand.

As the story begins, we meet Madison Russell, played by Millie Bobby Brown, who almost anyone with a Netflix account will know as Eleven in Stranger Things. Her mother, Dr. Emma Russel, is a leader of a group of scientists who for some reason think it's a good idea to release more giant monsters upon the world, despite Madison's brother losing his life in the chaos of the first film. Once even…