Godzilla Vs Kong
Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir
Directed by Adam Wingard
Two overgrown mechanical monkeys battling it out against the backdrop of crumbling (studio-created) skyscrapers against a garish pinkish skyline that suggests a punk nemesis…is this all it takes for the global audience to come back to movie theatres?
The first post-lockdown blockbuster is high on spectacle but extremely low on plot development. Not that there is a scarcity of characters. There are two sets of characters hurling through the plot in hot pursuit of a way to stop the film’s two heroes, or rather one hero and the other anti-hero, King Kong and Godzilla from destroying what is left of the world after the mammalian monsters are done with…