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Mothra vs. Godzilla Review

Seeing a man dressed as an atomic lizard swat a giant bug out of the sky shouldn’t be this engaging. Mothra vs. Godzilla is a monumental, important film for the Toho era. Pitting the two popular kaiju against one another reaps truly great rewards, and is possibly the strongest sequel of the initial Godzilla piece thus far. But it is how the great Ishirō Honda captures the brutal destruction left in Godzilla and Mothra’s wake that makes it this engaging. Clashing these characters together is no small feat, and considering this was one of the earliest entries into the series, it is quite surprising to see that it works so exceptionally well.  

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