Triclops (2016)

Triclops has what must be Brett Piper’s finest hour. Now, for those of you who haven’t been paying attention, Brett is the last of the great stop-motion animators, a meticulous craftsman who creates some of the finest B-Movies anyone has made since the Fifties. And in Triclops, we get to see the titular beast — […]

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Daikaijû Batoru: Urutora Ginga Densetsu – The Movie [Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legends – The Movie] (2009)

When my brother was in Kindergarten, Ultraman was his favorite TV show. While he doesn’t remember that after all these years, his sons are now full-fledged addicts and have eagerly devoured the original series and anything else by Tsuburaya they can get their hands on. Ultraman has been around now for over Fifty years, and […]

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Shinkaijû Reigô [Reigo, the Deep-Sea Monster vs. the Battleship Yamato] (2005)

(aka Reigo: King of the Sea Monsters) This one came as a surprise. Mostly because I did not expect much from it. Not long ago, I reviewed Raiga: The Monster from the Deep Sea [Shinkaijû Raiga] which was this film’s…perhaps “follow up” is closer to the mark than “sequel.” Frankly Raiga isn’t that great. Particularly […]

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Revenge of the Spacemen (2014)

Aliens arrive in a small town and it’s up to a small group of drunken teenagers, a family of white trash bootleggers and a couple of clueless local cops to survive the terrible assault of fart jokes, anal probing jokes, beer jokes, lousy film quality, poor acting, dreadful sound and even worse attempts at humor […]

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