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"Godzilla Minus One" is not just a good Godzilla movie. It is an excellent Godzilla movie – arguably among the best ever to grace the screen.
With its offbeat blend of warped humor, dramatic/horror elements, and social commentary, "Dream Scenario" may not always be comfortable but it is undeniably provocative.
The film is just bonkers enough to be wildly entertaining and completely disturbing in equal parts.
This portrait of Napoleon is more muddled than nuanced, interweaving impeccably recreated battle sequences with soap opera-ish romantic angst.
This may be the worst major animated film Disney has released in the past 40 years and its lack of creative energy doesn’t augur well for the immediate future.
U.S. Release Date: 2023-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Eli Roth
Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Karen Cliche, Gabriel Davenport, Tomaso Sanelli, Jalen Thomas Brooks, Milo Manheim, Gina Gershon, Rick Hoffman, Addison Rae, Nell Verlaque, Ty Olsson
It will fill the bellies of those yearning for inventive killings and a menu of viscera.
If someone was going to make a "Hunger Games" prequel, this is about the best one might hope for.