Tag Archives: Godzilla

Space Monster Numagirasu is Coming

Space Monster Numagirasu is clomping into view, though only the vibrations of his coming are being heard so far. Charming chap, isn’t he? Space Monster Numagirasu (a title which can also be transposed from the Japanese as “Space Monster Numaguirus”) … Continue reading

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Bermuda Tentacles: There’s More Than Three Sides to this Triangle

It’s called Bermuda Tentacles, it’s directed by Nick Lyon (Grendel, Species: The Awakening, Rise of the Zombies), and it’s the Next Big Thing from mockbuster studio, The Asylum, in collaboration with the SyFy Channel. It stars singer/popstar/actress Mya Harrison, Trevor … Continue reading

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Godzilla, King of the Sexagenarians

In 2014, Godzilla — the iconic progenitor of the entire daikaiju eiga subgenre, if not giant monster films as a whole — not only gets a new American re-boot, but officially turns 60 — his first film being Gojira from … Continue reading

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The Insects Will Rule

We all know that despite humanity’s profligate populating of the planet, we are still vastly outnumbered by the insects. It is said there are more insects in a few random acres of practically anywhere than there are people worldwide. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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First Glimpse of Edwards’ New Godzilla

Though it’s no doubt everywhere on the web by now, here’s some footage of the new Godzilla film as shown at San Diego Comic-Con. It was taken on someone’s smart phone and is, no doubt, test stuff — definitely not finished. … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim: “The Money Shot”

Despite the bizarre (though sadly predictable) rash of internet naysayers who seem intent on burying Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim before it even premieres, I am so looking forward to this. The following video shows you, at least in part, … Continue reading

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Awesome Rendition of Godzilla ’94

Artist Todd Tennant, who is still plugging away at his much anticipated (and now official) graphic novel version of the Ted Elliott/Terry Rossio 1994 Godzilla screenplay (the one that wasn’t filmed in a ludicrous quibbling over budgetary issues and ended … Continue reading

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Gadzooka, Larry! The 50s Rule!

First Look! Presented in Undeadoscope! As we await the arrival of the big-budget giant monster spectacle of Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim (2013) and Gareth Edwards’ much-anticipated Godzilla (2014) — not to mention whatever Big Thing turns up in Joss … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim: Viral Footage Gives a Glimpse of a Giant Monster

embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direct If I was excited by news of Guillermo del Toro’s “love letter” to the kaiju [daikaiju] eiga tradition of Japanese monster movies exemplified in Gojira [Godzilla] (1954; dir. Ishiro Honda), Pacific Rim when it was … Continue reading

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Robot Chicken’s G-Spot

Ha! Godzilla makes [another] appearance on Robot Chicken. embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direct

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