Godzilla as a Tragic Comedy

(Cronan Thompson)

From:         "Plain and Simple Cronan" <cronan@DeathsDoor.com>
Subject:      Godzilla: A Tragic Comedy
Date:         04 Jul 1998 00:00:00 GMT
Message-ID:   <6nl6qs$rtf$1@camel15.mindspring.com>
Organization: Wierd
Newsgroups:   alt.fan.bam,alt.fan.tom-servo,rec.arts.movies.current-films,

DB wrote
>You sure you didn't wander into another movie? You must've saw
>Godzilla instead of the X-Files...

Godzilla was a tragic comedy. The story of a young hermaphrodite, unable to
find fulfillment and acceptance in hir homeland after being exposed to the
French, who journey to The City in hope of fame fortune and finding a family.
Once there, having run afoul of the male-dominated media and military-
industrial complex must fight hir life using all the methods at her disposal.
Using the Subway and the evil arrogance all heterosexual white males possess
in abundance, she manages to start he family only to be attacked by giant
phallic submersible vessels. Upon hir escape s/he find that exploding flying
phalli have killed her young. And the French were involved. So of course she
goes to the Brooklyn Bridge and is assassinated by the military-industrial
complex's fear of strong non-male, non-white characters.

Of course I enjoyed it.


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