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Old 02-27-2013, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Alex Scott View Post
I still can't believe it took me until a few years ago to figure out why Godzilla gets bottom billing in this and in Mothra vs. Godzilla: because he's still the Bad Guy. So far we have yet to be given a reason to root for him: he's always been that giant lizard that tears up cities for no damn reason. Whereas Mothra and Kong are both established as sympathetic monsters.

Another fun fact: King Kong vs. Godzilla was built from a concept by the original Kong FX artist, Willis O'Brien, for a King Kong vs. Frankenstein (later King Kong vs. Prometheus) movie.
To be fair, one of Mothra vs. Godzilla's most prominent alt titles is Godzilla vs. The Thing, so she definitely gets the short shaft in that billing.
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