“Godzilla Minus One” is a blockbuster film that brings back the charm of classic monster movies

The movie follows Kōichi Shikishima, played by Ryunosuke Kamiki, a WWII pilot who faces disgrace for avoiding kamikaze duties

With a simple yet engaging story, the film successfully takes Godzilla back to its roots

Godzilla wreaks havoc with radioactive breath, attacking both by sea and land

Writer-director Takashi Yamazaki, also in charge of visual effects, skillfully balances the monster action with human elements