Posts Tagged ‘Gamera’

The Shadow Over Kaiju: Did H.P. Lovecraft Influence the Giant Monster Movie?

The Shadow Over Kaiju: Did H.P. Lovecraft Influence the Giant Monster Movie?

Did a moderately-successful monster movie from the 1960s draw from the wellspring of H.P. Lovecraft’s prose?




Hero in a Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part Three

Hero in a Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part Three

Gamera is really neat, and his DVDs are full of turtle meat.




Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part Two

Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part Two

Gamera proves to be both really neat, AND filled with turtle meat in these four films released by Shout! Factory.




Kaiju 101: Five Films CLOVERFIELD Should Have Learned From

Kaiju 101: Five Films CLOVERFIELD Should Have Learned From

While some have hailed it as a brilliant piece of cinema and the revitalization of the giant monster movie, I found it to be a nigh-unwatchable trainwreck that makes beautiful women puke. Here’s five films that, if J.J. Abrams and his team had watched beforehand, would have resulted in an infinitely better CLOVERFIELD.




Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part One

Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part One

Shout! Factory is being very, very nice to fans of Japanese giant monster movies. Find out how in this article.