Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell, Tim Blake Nelson, Simon Pegg
Story: Sci-fi action-thriller written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, the story follows Gloria (Anne Hathaway), who’s life starts falling apart after losing her job and getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, Tim (Dan Stevens) and too much drinking and she’s forced to move back to her hometown. Back in her hometown Gloria reunites with a childhood friend, Oscar (Jason Sudeikis), and finds herself slipping back into her destructive patterns in no time.
At the same time news reports surface that a giant Kaiju is destroying Seoul, South Korea, and Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this monster. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.REVIEWS
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Tim: You are out of control.
Tim: I’ve packed your things, they’re in the bedroom.
Gloria: I just watched the news and I think I’m in shock. A giant monster just materialized over Seoul.
Tim: That happened like nine hours ago, and you’re just hearing about this. What have you been doing all day?
Oscar: [to Gloria] You don’t remember anything last night, huh?
Gloria: I got really melodramatic, didn’t I?
Oscar: You told me that you weren’t really on a vacation, that you’ve been looking for a job for a year, your boyfriend didn’t work out. And since you didn’t have any money you decided to move back here.
Gloria: Is there anything else?
Oscar: Don’t you remember anything?
Garth: [to Oscar] Have you ever noticed how it just keeps destroying everything in its path but it never looks down. It’s like it’s being operated by remote control.
[watching the news report at a bar of the Kaiju attack in Seoul]
Oscar: We should get that tangled, when you know you’re watching something that’s going to change the course of history.
Gloria: I’m going to show you guys something.
Gloria: I need to tell you guys something. But you have to promise that you’re not going to tell anyone, okay?
Gloria: Just wait for it.
Garth: Wait for what?
Gloria: Is he there?
[looking at his phone]
Garth: The giant monster? Yeah.
Gloria: Hi, assholes. I’m blowing you kisses!
[we see the Kaiju mimicking Gloria’s movements]
[referring to the Kaiju]
Garth: Gloria, you’ve got to see this, it’s dancing.
Gloria: It’s dancing like…
[we see the Kaiju is doing the same dance movements as Gloria]
Oscar: Holy shit!
Gloria: When I started downsizing and I was the first to go.
[she looks over to Oscar who gives her a knowing look
Gloria: Oh, you jerk, you already knew.
Oscar: Yes, I’m sorry.
Gloria: Why didn’t you tell me? Why are you letting like…
Oscar: Well I didn’t want you to think I was creepy, like I’m some sort of stalker.
Gloria: Oh, well, it’s too late for that.
Oscar: [chuckling] Yeah.
Gloria: So you’ve been following me all these years?
Oscar: Of course I have. Somebody actually made it out of here and did something special for once. Hell, look what had to happen for things to get interesting around here.
Gloria: Giants attacking South Korea.
Oscar: No, I mean you.
[as Gloria starts itching the top of her head]
Oscar: You alright?
Gloria: Yeah, it’s this nervous tick I have, I get this itch.
[as she sees the Kaiju doing the same itching motion on the top of its head]
Gloria: Oh, my God.
Garth: They appear at the same place.
Oscar: At the exact same time. But it just made a bunch of weird hand gestures.
[feeling a pain in her head at the same time a helicopter explodes into the Kaiju’s head]
Gloria: What was that?
Garth: A helicopter.
Gloria: What with like the pilot and everything?
Oscar: Give them a good show.
Gloria: I feel terrible.
Gloria: We have to keep it cool. Oh, my God, those people are looking at us.
[to the lady looking at them]
Oscar: She’s a monster.
Gloria: I’m more out of control than ever.
Bar Guy: Just like I thought. It’s a good monster.
Gloria: You want to mess with me? Come on!