I've got to admit that I am both intrigued and excited about the new Godzilla movie coming out this summer. If you haven't seen the trailer or the pictures check out the Godzilla web site. This stems of course from my dinosaur days as a kid. People thought I was weird then - and they still think I'm a tad odd now, so admitting that I am looking forward to this movie is pretty low-risk. The 1998 remake was entertaining but fairly lame. This version has epic written all over it. I hope the filmmakers don't take themselves too seriously. The special effects containing flashes of Godzilla are breathtaking. The monster looks, well, extra gigantic. This will be good for some city crushing and a nice jolt of apocalyptic mayhem. I hope, anyway.
Anthony Hains is a horror & speculative fiction writer.