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Deep Dark Dragon by HayesAJones Deep Dark Dragon :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 17 7 Shindaros by HayesAJones Shindaros :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 17 9 Contest: Bidon by HayesAJones Contest: Bidon :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 21 17 Contest: Taraich by HayesAJones Contest: Taraich :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 21 16 Draky Dearest by HayesAJones Draky Dearest :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 8 11 The Retroverse: The Savage Uty by HayesAJones The Retroverse: The Savage Uty :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 22 21 The Retroverse: Toa the Impervious by HayesAJones The Retroverse: Toa the Impervious :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 15 5 Ouroboros by HayesAJones Ouroboros :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 10 11 The Retroverse: The Mighty Yoz by HayesAJones The Retroverse: The Mighty Yoz :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 12 6 The Retroverse: Zal the Unthinkable by HayesAJones The Retroverse: Zal the Unthinkable :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 14 14
The Retroverse : Movie List
Zal the Unthinkable! (1956) : After a nuclear accident in the Nevada desert, a terrible beast wielding the raging thunder of Mother Nature's righteous indignation marches on Las Vegas! Can it be stopped before it tramples the cities of man flat? Can science right the wrong it has set upon the world?  
- Zal the Unthinkable
The Return of Zal (1957) : Three years after its defeat, Zal raids again! But he is not alone. Another beast given life by science gone wrong is on the loose!! The shapeless, ravenous horror Yoz! Can the creature that once terrorized mankind now be our only hope of defeating this grave amoebic threat?!
- Zal the Unthinkable
- The Mighty Yoz
Zal vs. the Island God (1959) : A great discovery! An island previous unknown to civilized society and the ancient people who inhabit it! But it holds more than the attention of just scientists the world over. It has gained the attention of Zal, who is irresistibly drawn to do battle with its volcano god
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Quetz by HayesAJones Quetz :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 12 20 Subsy by HayesAJones Subsy :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 15 11 Flavors by HayesAJones Flavors :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 17 20 Contest Entry: Haze Ajoans by HayesAJones Contest Entry: Haze Ajoans :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 39 16 All Curled Up by HayesAJones All Curled Up :iconhayesajones:HayesAJones 7 15
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Hayes A. Jones
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I'm just trying to make my art and writing good enough to properly tell the stories that swirl inside my head. Then maybe the voice in there will stop nagging me. Probably not, but maybe.
Since I've seen several others give their thoughts on the film, I might as well too...

I hated it.

More accurately, I loathed every aspect of it. There's no "but" here. As far as I'm concerned, it has no redeeming features. It's an shallow, generic, and, worse of all, INSULTING followup to one of the most passionate and soulful films of all time. The original is far from perfect, but it was made with love that was tangible. This movie ruins everything its predecessor so carefully crafted. I mean, it ruins it all across the board. It's almost amazing in a horrid way, like a train wreck or something. It broke the logic of the first movie, it defaced the characters, it neglected the themes, it did everything it could to fly in the face of the first. I've seen a lot of reviewers say it's just okay to mediocre as a standalone film, but I don't think that's fair. It's not a standalone film, it's a sequel, so it should be judged as one. And as a sequel? I think it's as bad as it could possible be.

It managed to surpass Shin Godzilla as my least favorite film of all time, and anyone who knows how I feel about that film can tell you that's a goddamn feat. At least Shin has SOME things I can compliment.

I'm really disheartened, guys. Besides the fact that I've never regretted wasting time and money on something more, I've only enjoyed two out of the six big time kaiju movies of the 2010s. And it seems like next ones are geared to follow in the footsteps of the underwhelming Kong: Skull Island instead of 2014's Godzilla, which is literally my worst fear for the MonsterVerse.

Long story short, I have now fully transitioned into a grump old man.
  • Listening to: Lazerhawk
  • Reading: Pandemonium by Warren Fahy
  • Watching: Game Grumps
  • Eating: Fruity Pebbles
  • Drinking: Icee


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destroyah3 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2019
Thanks fpr the fav!
Neheriel Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2019  Student Digital Artist
SpaceG92 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Date of Your Birth! I'z glorious yah?
HayesAJones Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Da, iz uber gloryful!
Lediblock2 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018
Happy Chestbursting Day!
HayesAJones Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why thankyee.
KaijuX Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :)
HayesAJones Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, man.
JagiTheCosmicHero Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Student Writer
happy birthday.
HayesAJones Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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