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The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil Battra to destroy us. The Cosmos, as the girls are called, offer their help by calling Mothra to battle the creature. Unfortunately, Godzilla also appears and a three way battle begins that threatens to destroy Japan. Written by
Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>
This film's origin went back to 1990 with the concept Mothra Vs. Bagan. The film would include battles all across Asia in places like Shanghai and Bangkok. However, when Gojira tai Biorante (1989) failed, Toho blamed the fact that an unfamiliar monster was used and this project was put on hold to give Godzilla another shot with Gojira tai Kingu Gidora (1991). See more »
When the larva Mothra bites Godzilla's tail in the ocean, look closely at the base of the tail as it's tossing Mothra upwards. You can clearly see the tail is a separate prop on some kind of support that has distorted it's shape - widening it unnaturally. See more »
[using her psychic powers to locate Cosmos]
Wait, turn off the radio! I can hear it... their song... it's close!
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Special effects is not the best of the '90s Godzilla series
This movie starts out pretty good, with realistic looking meteor falling to earth, but that's the end of good special effects for this film. Special effects director Koichi Kawakita must have been absent the day they shot this movie (although he is credited), because his previous film (Godzilla vs King Gidorah) was lot better than this one.
The only reason I could think of for this movie's special effect being so bad was that it was rushed for summer season when kids are off school. These movies are primarily targeted I believe for elementary school kids which I think is grave mistake on Toho's part, because many children enjoyed Gamera 3 which was not catering to younger audiences.
Asides from the above, this movie has more than few things in common with the original Mothra vs Godzilla (1964).
1. There's a corrupt real estate developer as the main protagonist.
2. A typhoon exposes Mothra's egg.
3. Two man and a woman goes on an expedition to Infant (Mothra) island.
4. It's two monsters against one Godzilla.
5. Actor Akira Takarada stars in both movies.
This DVD comes together with Godzilla vs King Gidorah which Toho created as their 60th anniversary project, which is one of the best Godzilla movie of the '90s.
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