Adam Wingard united the two titans of cinema in Godzilla Vs. Kong, using monsters as metaphors for human fallibility. You’ll find the filmmaker’s first blockbuster a big departure from his previous films in genre and scale. Wingard was previously an up-and-coming filmmaker in his indie space, but “his massive sci-fi spectacle films” such as “Alien” and “Star Wars” were the first to make films. That’s why I started doing it. But that was until 1989’s “Honey I Shrunk the Kids,” a film that inspired enough of Wingard that he knew he had to make a movie.
In a conversation with RogertEbert.com, Wingard talked about how “experimental and horror films” seemed “achievable” to him, so he tried, and the opportunity to learn about making bigger films. gave him The director has had ideas for sci-fi action blockbusters since he was in high school, but his life got in the way. Wingard elaborated that he didn’t want to have “hopes” about making a big-budget sci-fi movie.
A fun family friendly tale of how scientists’ invention of shrinking machines went horribly wrong in the late 80’s after watching Joe Johnston’s “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” (which spawned sequels and spin-offs) When he saw the movie, Wingard knew exactly what he wanted to do at that very moment. he becomes a filmmaker.