While currently only four films in length, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Monster Verse has produced four remarkably different visions of giant monsters (or “Titans”) doing battle in the ruins of our major cities. Starting so well with Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla (2014), this shared universe deteriorated with the failure of King of the Monsters. That was not going to stop it though as it reached a whole new level with Godzilla vs Kong. Each film between them has had a different director and a sharply unique aesthetic. So here is my personal subjective and fairly definitive list.
April 7, 2021