Yonggary [Reptilian] (1999)

Yonggary is every Daikaiju Eiga movie you’ve ever seen. Seriously. Aliens use Giant Monsters to destroy the World [Monster Zero, Destroy All Monsters]. Yup. Got that. Ancient ruins, mystical powers and powerful artifacts [Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth]. Yup. That one, too. Inanimate version of the creature comes to life [Daimajin and its […]

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Zarkorr! The Invader (1996)

I didn’t think much of this one the first time I saw it.  I admit that. But, I don’t know.  I enjoyed it this time around. I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for giant monster movies.  Give me a guy in a latex suit stomping on Tokyo any day.  It’ll make any movie better, even […]

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Henge [Metamorphosis] (2011)

Honorable Mention This one is strange. And rather disturbing. A young man keeps having these weird seizures where he howls and jumps about uncontrollably.  It’s as if something is taking him over and it keeps getting worse. Then he starts transforming — at first just an arm or a leg — during these fits into…something. […]

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Planet Patrol (1999)

It is one thing to watch a movie and think you’ve seen it before. It is something entirely different to watch a movie for the first time and know that you’ve seen it before. In 1998, with the American Godzilla on the way, Full Moon Features made two Kaiju Eiga of their own (under their […]

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The Millennium Bug (2011)

This is a strange and decidedly eccentric film, crammed full of odd bits and pieces which do not necessarily appear to belong in the same movie. I like it. New Year’s Eve, 1999: a family travels deep into the mountains to avoid the chaos the so-called Millennium Bug might cause. Unfortunately, they run afoul of […]

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Monster (2008)

The Asylum is one of those names which is instantly familiar to those of us who’ve spent far too much time in video stores. Their specialty is what are known as “Mockbusters,” movies which are more or less similar to current or upcoming hit movies and which usually feature roughly similar artwork to the real […]

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