Godzilla (2014) ★☆☆☆☆

Just Godawful. It’s not a smart, gritty reboot of the legendary monster franchise: it’s a stilted and stale-on-arrival stinker that doesn’t even satisfy with the effects, let alone script and acting. And how in hell did an actor of Brian Cranston’s calibre end up in there anyway? For a few minutes! The good reviews and decent Tomatometer score of > 70% are baffling here, making this Godzilla one of the most absurdly over-rated films in years. Honest Trailers was just pitch perfect:

Honest Trailers — Godzilla (2014)