Godzilla Vs. Kong

The Biggest Fight of the Year


Dominick Peralta, Staff Writer

Who does not want to see a lizard the size of a skyscraper fight a monkey that is equally as big? “Godzilla Vs. Kong” is smashing its way through the box office and seeing reviews and praises like never before. After releasing to fans on HBO MAX and theaters globally on March 31 it set new heights for the monsterverse.  Rating a 75 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and a seven out of ten according to IGN a famous gaming and entertainment news outlet, fans are flocking to HBO and the theaters to see this movie. Overall “Godzilla Vs. Kong” has made $357.8 million globally and there has been no signs of it stopping.


“The last movies were good but this one was so much better,” senior Yazzmine Fields said. “Simple.. Big monkey fights big lizard and that is all I want and all I need.”


Following the events of 2019’s “Godzilla: King of Monsters” and “Kong: Skull Island,” we see our favorite monster back in action and bigger than we ever imagined. “Godzilla Vs. Kong” is an exhilarating monster mashing movie that fulfills its one job–having great action. Filled to the brim with explosions and lasers and destruction, this movie offers everything any kaiju movie fan could ask for and want. This movie does a great job staying light on its feet and not becoming stagnant. Keeping viewers on their feet and at the edge of their seat the entire movie. 

Godzilla taking on Kong in the middle of a populated city.

“Ape and lizard go toe-to-toe, with a cast of talented humans to comment on the action,” A.O. Scott with The New York Times said. “We paid money to watch him fight the lizard.”


Overall,  Adam Wingard, director of “Godzilla Vs. Kong”, did not miss when it comes to the balance of action and story. He moved along the intricate world developed by the previous movies while also giving long-time fans plenty of Easter eggs to satisfy them. With a run time of 117 minutes we can see the clear cut pacing, driving forces for the plot and intricate story development that is brought out to its fullest with the casting of talented and well known cast members Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgård and many more. Filled with cards on the table foreshadowing fans of the universe will fall in love with the newest installment to the all growing monsterverse.