(aka Gigantis the Fire Monster, Godzilla’s Counter Attack) Somehow, it comes as no surprise to me that Toho managed to get this film into the theaters six months after the original Godzilla. It is without question the least of all the Godzilla films. Not the worst. No Godzilla film has ever been as bad as Godzilla […]Read more "Gojira no gyakushû [Godzilla Raids Again] (1955)"
We all know what it means when a new Blockbuster SF or Fantasy film hits the theaters: It means that, before long, The Asylum will be running their version on the SyFy Network! It’s called a “Mockbuster.” I really have no idea how many of The Asylum’s films aren’t mockbusters. Well, they did make all […]Read more "Monster Island (2019)"
(aka, Godzilla Versus the Smog Monster) It would be unfair to call this the ugly sister of Godzilla movies. Unfair to ugly sisters, that is. “Crazy aunt in the attic” might come closer to catching the spirit of the thing, but then Toho has never felt the need to hide this one. We are talking […]Read more "Godzilla Versus Hedorah [Gojira tai Hedora] (1971)"