Did you know that Kim Jong Il made his very own Godzilla movie? Would you be surprised if I said the making-of involved kidnapping and extortion? Yeah, I didn’t think so. Learn that and more in Nerdist Alliance creator EmergencyAwesome‘s informative and fun breakdown of the mightiest kaiju’s celluloid universe.
Enlightening, right? Now you’re primed with all the information you need to have a deep appreciation of the background and historical complexity of Godzilla when you hit up the multiplex for Gareth Edwards’s take on Godzilla next weekend.
What’s your favorite Godzilla movie? Let us know in the comments below, and share your pick with EmergencyAwesome over on YouTube, too.
Be sure to tune in to EmergencyAwesome on Thursday and Friday for more Godzilla coverage, and tell him Nerdist sent ya!