KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby Benjamin Haines » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:56 pm

Kailem wrote:Dream sequence. Clearly. Kong was concussed after Godzilla's final powerhouse attack. The victory parade was all in his mind. It's right there. Come on people, do you expect these movies to spoon-feed you everything?! :P


Oh, of course! You know that Godzilla travels beneath the surface of mountains. Just because we don't see him emerge again doesn't mean he lost the fight! I'll bet if they made the movie last a minute longer we would see Godzilla burst out and stomp through Kong's victory parade. Let's count it as a draw because there's just too much uncertainty before our eyes! :lol:


O.Supreme wrote:Btw...were you channeling the Superman vs Hulk fight from DC vs Marvel? because That's pretty much what happened. (Superman dropping a mountain on the Hulk to knock him out). I had a close friend at the time who was a zealous Hulk fanatic, and he hated that Superman won. Of course DC V M was as much a popularity contest as much as plausible outcomes of fictional hero battles.


Close. I was channeling the Kong Did Win thread here on this board, specifically the last page in which I dropped a figurative mountain of truth about KKvsG. :P

I just think it's odd that you're bringing up the ending of the '62 film in this thread after you disappeared from this same discussion in that thread last month. I don't want to derail this thread any further so I invite you to continue discussing the outcome of KKvsG back in the appropriate thread in the Showa Era forum. If your conviction that it ends in a draw is based on a factual assessment of the reality of the production, and not rooted in (as you said) a popularity contest, then you should have no problem whatsoever backing that up, point by point. :wink:


klen7 wrote:interesting insight. I never considered that the shift in tone may have been in part to address the concept stretching beyond the established "rules of the world" they had built in the first two films


It helped that KKvsG was the first time Shinichi Sekizawa wrote a Godzilla film. Takeshi Kimura probably would have written a story more along the lines of Frankenstein vs. Baragon.
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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby tbeasley » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:38 pm

klen7 wrote:interesting insight. I never considered that the shift in tone may have been in part to address the concept stretching beyond the established "rules of the world" they had built in the first two films

I always read it had more to do with Honda wanting a more adventurous fantasy feeling like the original Kong as opposed to the dark dreary feeling of Godzilla. He wanted something fun and exciting (I mean, it is King Kong vs. Godzilla) rather than bittersweet and foreboding. Wasn't the film a celebratory anniversary film for Toho as well?

It reminds me of James Whale's approach to Bride of Frankenstein, if the first film scared people he wanted the sequel to be more outlandish and fun.
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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby mrbluehair » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:38 am

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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby Outkaster » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:58 pm

tbeasley wrote:
klen7 wrote:interesting insight. I never considered that the shift in tone may have been in part to address the concept stretching beyond the established "rules of the world" they had built in the first two films

I always read it had more to do with Honda wanting a more adventurous fantasy feeling like the original Kong as opposed to the dark dreary feeling of Godzilla. He wanted something fun and exciting (I mean, it is King Kong vs. Godzilla) rather than bittersweet and foreboding. Wasn't the film a celebratory anniversary film for Toho as well?

It reminds me of James Whale's approach to Bride of Frankenstein, if the first film scared people he wanted the sequel to be more outlandish and fun.


I read that also years ago.
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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby daikaijusaurus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:54 pm

Not sure if anyone noticed this, but there was a leak of parts of the Godzilla Vs Kong script that appeared on Scified website a couple of days ago. I realize that this website is very well known for its misinformation, but what's interesting is that the article was quickly taken down after it was published. So if you do a Google search on Kong Vs Godzilla leaked, you will see the link to the article, but the article doesn't exist anymore when you click on the link.

I have no idea the authenticity of the leak, but I'm just thinking that if the leak was fake then it probably would've stayed up. Maybe Legendary saw it and quickly had it taken down? Mmmmm. Anyway, here is what I remember from the article. This is just from memory after reading quickly through it, so there are some details that I don't remember.

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After the destruction that occurred by the monsters in Godzilla 2, Monarch is taken over by the military. A much bigger Kong (at around 300ft) swims to another island containing other monsters including Rodan and Godzilla. (Possibly monster island?) This is where Kong and Godzilla first meet but don't yet battle. The main battle between Kong and Godzilla takes place in a city. The battle is very fierce. Similar to the original Kong Vs Godzilla, both monsters fall into the sea where their battle continues. Godzilla surfaces, let's out a roar and swims away. There is no sign of Kong. Very interesting, exactly like the original movie but Godzilla surfaces instead of Kong. Also, Dr Serizawa and Dr Vivian Graham were mentioned. So it seems like they will be making an appearance in the movie.
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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby Benjamin Haines » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:35 pm

daikaijusaurus wrote:
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Similar to the original Kong Vs Godzilla, both monsters fall into the sea where their battle continues. Godzilla surfaces, let's out a roar and swims away. There is no sign of Kong. Very interesting, exactly like the original movie but Godzilla surfaces instead of Kong.


Oh man, that would be hilarious. :lol:
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How would Godzilla apologists handle it if Godzilla wins in the same way that Kong won in 1962?

"It was a tie in 1962 but Godzilla won in 2020 because he's the only one who emerged at the end." :lol:
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Re: KING KONG VS GODZILLA 2 (2020!)

Postby lhb412 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:24 am

daikaijusaurus wrote:
Spoiler Below:
After the destruction that occurred by the monsters in Godzilla 2, Monarch is taken over by the military. A much bigger Kong (at around 300ft) swims to another island containing other monsters including Rodan and Godzilla. (Possibly monster island?) This is where Kong and Godzilla first meet but don't yet battle. The main battle between Kong and Godzilla takes place in a city. The battle is very fierce. Similar to the original Kong Vs Godzilla, both monsters fall into the sea where their battle continues. Godzilla surfaces, let's out a roar and swims away. There is no sign of Kong. Very interesting, exactly like the original movie but Godzilla surfaces instead of Kong. Also, Dr Serizawa and Dr Vivian Graham were mentioned. So it seems like they will be making an appearance in the movie.



Probably BS... but cool if true.

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I especially like Rodan surviving Godzilla2! Mothra can die, naturally, as that doesn't stop her from coming back.
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