The 2014 version of Godzilla, is out on DVD ON 27 October The film is directed by Gareth Edwards, and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn, and Bryan Cranston. The screenplay is credited to Max Borenstein, David Callaham, David S. Goyer, Drew Pearce, and Frank Darabont. The latest incarnation retells the origins of Godzilla in contemporary times as a “terrifying force of nature”, depicted in a style faithful to the Toho series of Godzilla films.
It feature two scientists Ishiro Serizawa and Vivienne Graham (Ken Watanabe and Sally Hawkins) who are called to a quarry in the Philippines to investigate a colossal skeleton and two egg-shaped pods. Meanwhile the nearby Janjira Nuclear Plant near Tokyo, Japan starts experiencing unexplained seismic activity. Plant supervisor Joe Brody (Bryan Cranston) sends his wife Sandra (Juliette Binoche) and a team into the core to look for damage and they become trapped by a large explosion and radiation leak during which the entire plant is destroyed. The disaster, is subsequently attributed to an earthquake, and the Janjira area is evacuated and quarantined
Fifteen years later, Joe’s son Ford (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) is living in San Francisco with his family ( Elizabeth Olsen and Carson Bolde) and is working as an explosive ordinance disposal officer in the United States Navy, when he learns that his father Joe has been arrested for trespassing in the quarantined Janjira area. So Ford travels to Japan to bail him out and Joe convinces Ford to accompany him to investigate the catastrophe. However they are arrested again and taken to a secret facility where they meet Serizawa and Graham shortly before it gets destroyed by a colossal winged creature. So Serizawa, Graham, and Ford joins a US Navy aboard the USS Saratoga and discover that the winged creature he saw at Janjira is a male MUTO (or Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism), an ancient creature which has been living underground and feeding off radiation and radioactive material, which is in turn being hunted by a much larger animal, named Gojira, which was unwittingly awoken during the Nuclear Tests on Bikini Atoll in 1954, and whose existence has been covered up by the Authorities ever since.
Meanwhile A U.S. Navy Special Forces team in Hawaii finds the wreck of a Russian nuclear submarine which has been attacked by some large unidentified underwater creature, which later causes havoc at Honolulu International Airport before being confronted by second larger creature named Gojira. Then A second female MUTO is also discovered and bought to the Nuclear Waste Depository, before also escaping and causing havoc in Las Vegas. Predictably the two MUTO’s eventually meet and reproduce, and the authorities resort to desperate measures to stop them, which sadly make matters even worse leaving Millions of people in even more danger, then Gojira arrives and things really get interesting….