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Gojira vs Desutoroia

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Godzilla vs. Destroyer

Japan 1995
produced by
Shogo Tomiyama, Tomoyuki Tanaka (executive) for Toho
directed by Takao Okawara
starring Takuro Tatsumi, Yoko Ishino, Yasufumi Hayashi, Megumi Odaka, Sayaka Osawa, Saburo Shinoda, Akira Nakao, Masahiro Takashima, Momoko Kochi, Shigeru Koyama, Ronald Hoerr, Koichi Ueda, Takehiro Murata, Shelley Sweeney, Akihiko Hirata, Kenpachiro Satsuma, Ryo Hariya, Hurricane Ryu Hariken
written by Kazuki Omori, music by Akira Ifukube, special effects by Koichi Kawakita

Godzilla, Son of Godzilla

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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Godzilla seems to be slowly disintegrating, and despite all of the scientists sitting in G-Force, only highschool kid Kenichi (Yasufumi Hayashi) knows why: Because Godzilla's heart functions like a nuclear powerplant, and now it has experienced some kind of overload and starts to melt down.So G-Force tries everything to keep him cool, they even change their traditional heatray guns to freezeray guns, because should Godzilla explode, it would mean the end of the world.

Kenichi and his sister Yukari (Yoko Ishino) meanwhile try to persuade scientist Ijuin (Takuro Tatsumi) to make them an oxygen destroyer, just like the one that disintegrated the first Godzilla in the 1954 movie (click here) ... but then the unexpected happens: residues of the oxygen destruction that disintegrated Godzilla I are now developing into monsters of their own, first pretty small, then growing bigger and bigger until they can wipe out squads sent in to fight them, then they assemble and transform into a giant monster, Destroyer, that once again destroys Tokyo.

What Japan needs now is Godzilla, but Godzilla is on the way to the Bering Sea to reunite with his son, so G-Force turns to psychic girl Miki (Megumi Odaka, annoying as usual) to bring little Godzilla (who has grown into quite a big monster in his own right) to Tokyo to lure the Big G here too.

Soon enough, Godzilla jr takes up the fight with Destroyer ... but he proves too young and inexperienced for an opponent as strong and cunning as Destroyer and is eventually killed in fight. Then big Godzilla arrives, already glowing due to the meltdown taking place in his body, and he gives Destroyer one hell of a fight ... and ultimately, Destroyer can put up nothing that Godzilla can't beat, neither in his assembled nor in his disassembled form, and Godzilla annihilates Destroyer, just before his time is up. But before he dies, Godzilla breathes life back into his son, and when he finally explodes, G-Force is at the scene to control the explosion and make sure the earth is not blown up with Godzilla ... and you know what, they succeed.

In the end, earth is saved, Godzilla jr has proven himself a worthy successor to his father and everybody is happy ...


Godzilla vs Destoroyah was to have been not only the last film of the second Godzilla-series but also the last Godzilla-film ever to be produced in Japan, before the franchise was to have been exported to Hollywood to be infused with new life starting with Roland Emmerich's Godzilla from 1998. As you might know, this ultimately failed when Emmerich's film failed at the box office as well as with critics and die-hard Godzilla fans, simply because his film, a mediocre desaster movie with a dinosaur put into the mix, pretty much sucked and his creature had nothing whatsoever to do with Godzilla, and before the millenium was over, Toho was back to producing more Godzilla-movies ... but all of this is a story best left for another day.

Fact is, Godzilla vs Destoroyah was to be Godzilla's farewell-film and at least should have been something special, something big - but the finished film doesn't quite live up to its promises: The whole thing is carried by very weak human characters, many subplots seem to lead to nowhere, much of the scientific gobbledegook alienates rather than explains anything, and the way too many references to the original Gojira, the film that started the whole franchise, are little more than annoying (unless maybe if you are a real die-hard fan, I don't know).

That all said, the film isn't all bad, there are some cool scenes of destruction and monster fights to keep things going, plus a bit of this inventive but ridiculous futuristic weaponry I'm rather fond of, which makes Godzilla vs Destoroyah an ok entry into the series ... it's just nothing special and by no means the send-off the series would have deserved - which is a bit of a pity ...


review © by Mike Haberfelner


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