‘Godzilla’ DVD/Blu-ray review

2:15 pm EDT, September 16, 2014

Godzilla hits stores today on DVD and Blu-ray featuring an incredible origin story of Godzilla. The film stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston.

Godzilla was a monster hit at the box office, taking in $524 million worldwide and rumors of a sequel have surfaced recently.

The film comes in multiple formats, including DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D. Our review unit was the Blu-ray, which featured a beautiful version of the film with some incredible global landscapes.

Godzilla hit theaters back in May, 2014 and was fairly well received by moviegoers and critics. The film currently holds a 73% on Rottentomatoes and its box office rose over half a billion during its few months at theaters.

Check out the official box art for Godzilla’s DVD and Blu-ray below:

godzilla box art

My only complaint while watching the film at home was that the fight scenes between Godzilla and the M.U.T.O.s were visibly dark. Using a plasma screen one would assume the dark scenes would be a shining moment, but they seemed dull and difficult to make out.

The rest of the film was as good as seen in the theater and the sound quality on Blu-ray was, as always, impeccable.

The bonus features for Godzilla’s DVD and Blu-ray are included below:

MONARCH: Declassified – Discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film that unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret:

  • Operation: Lucky Dragon
  • MONARCH: The M.U.T.O. File
  • The Godzilla Revelation
  • The Legendary Godzilla – Go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film:

  • Godzilla: Force of Nature
  • A Whole New Level Of Destruction
  • Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. Jump
  • Ancient Enemy: The M.U.T.O.s

    Director Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston. The film arrives on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD UltraViolet combo on September 16.

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