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Godzilla: Minus One - A Heartfelt Story with Spectacular Visuals

I finally got the chance to watch Godzilla: Minus One on Prime Video Japan, and I must say, it was worth the download! Despite missing out on Indian theaters, I was eager to see what all the talk was about.

Ryunosuke Kamiki's performance in Minus One was captivating. Initially, I didn't realize he was the main character when he landed on the island where Godzilla first attacked. But as the story unfolded, it became clear. The film beautifully balances Godzilla's presence with a compelling narrative. Kamiki's character's journey, from meeting a girl and a baby to building a life despite Godzilla's threat, really tugged at my heartstrings. I found myself tearing up when he uttered, "That's the same light," during Godzilla's atomic breath scene. His portrayal was deeply moving, and I was thoroughly engaged.

As for Godzilla, its screen time felt just right. Although I wished the city entry scene had been longer to see more destruction, Godzilla's impact was undeniable.

The VFX in Minus One are exceptional, seamlessly blending into the film. It's no surprise they won the Oscar for Best VFX. Despite the budget constraints, the filmmakers delivered a visually stunning Godzilla film with a compelling storyline. I particularly enjoyed the plane sequence and ocean scenes. The use of the iconic Godzilla 1954 BGM score added to the film's atmosphere.

The montages depicting Kamiki's character earning a living and building his house were wonderfully crafted, leaving me feeling uplifted. His trauma from witnessing Godzilla's devastation on the island was portrayed convincingly, making those scenes particularly poignant.

The cinematography in Minus One is outstanding, with every shot engaging and visually striking. The lighting, in particular, stood out to me.

While I initially thought Shin Godzilla's story couldn't be topped, Minus One changed my mind. If a film can make you cry and want to cry more, it's a sign of its quality and craftsmanship. I'd give Minus One a perfect 10/10 for its story, visuals, and acting.

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Abhishek jain
Abhishek jain
07 de mai.

I was really confused about the movie but now after your pov , i will definitely going to watch it

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