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“Godzilla vs Kong” is a follow-up to “Godzilla” in 2014, “Kong: Skull Island” in 2017 and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” in 2019. Those films are respectively known as the one that kills off Bryan Cranston too early and cuts away from a monster fight that should have been the most exciting sequence in the movie, the one where someone stretched a “Viet Kong” joke out to two hours, and the one with a human villain who ripped off their evil plan from Thanos. Maybe the logic was that since the two Godzilla movies were about a 3 out of 10, and the Kong movie was about a 4 out of 10, combining them all would result in a 10 out of 10. This movie… isn’t quite that good.
The movie bounces between what I’ll call the “A” story