Posts Tagged ‘Godzilla’

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?




Behold the Kaiju: Why Legendary’s GODZILLA (2014) Was Everything I Wanted And More

Behold the Kaiju: Why Legendary’s GODZILLA (2014) Was Everything I Wanted And More

Why GODZILLA was a good film and why you’re wrong for not thinking so.




Pee, Meet Pants: Why I’m Excited for Legendary’s GODZILLA (2014)

Pee, Meet Pants: Why I’m Excited for Legendary’s GODZILLA (2014)

When Man falls into conflict with nature, monsters are born.




HOLY F@#K!!!! Three Awesome Posters To Assault Your Face With!!!

HOLY F@#K!!!! Three Awesome Posters To Assault Your Face With!!!

Godzilla, The Raid 2: Berandal, and The Sacrament present some great posters to tease you with…




Top 10 Deserted Island Flicks – Bill Adcock

Top 10 Deserted Island Flicks – Bill Adcock

Ten films. One Island. Can you dig it?




The 10 Best Bloodsprayer-Relevant Books I Read in 2011

The 10 Best Bloodsprayer-Relevant Books I Read in 2011

Still not a 24/7 Vidiot.




Citizen K.: MONSTER, 1959

Citizen K.: MONSTER, 1959

History shows again and again how Nature points out the Folly of Man. David Maine, in this instance, helps it along a little bit, through the mouthpiece of a 40-foot tall anthropoid-reptilian-insectoid monster named K.




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.




Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men — The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda by Peter H. Brothers

Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men — The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda by Peter H. Brothers

For the first time in America, a book has been published on Japan’s foremost director of Fantasy Films: MUSHROOM CLOUDS AND MUSHROOM MEN – The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda.




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.




Lucky Dragon: The Enduring Legacy of Godzilla

Lucky Dragon: The Enduring Legacy of Godzilla

“Nature has a way sometimes of reminding Man of just how small he is. She occasionally throws up terrible offspring’s of our pride and carelessness to remind us of how puny we really are in the face of a tornado, an earthquake, or a Godzilla. The reckless ambitions of Man are often dwarfed by their dangerous consequences. For now, Godzilla – that strangely innocent and tragic monster – has gone to earth. Whether he returns or not, or is never again seen by human eyes, the things he has taught us remain…” — Steven Martin (Raymond Burr), GODZILLA 1985




Oh. My. God-zirra.

Oh.  My.  God-zirra.

Tweet Just when you thought that it was safe. You were sure that after the 1998 US version of Godzilla everything would be okay. The studios seemed to be scared of another critical failure and Godzilla stayed in Japan where he belonged. We didn’t have to worry about another giant lizard roaming NYC pretending to […]