All Monsters Attack (1969) Review

Despite Destroy All Monsters being intended to be the last Godzilla film ever made, its financial success motivated Toho to continue making Godzilla films in spite of the fact that the character's popularity was a far cry from what it had once been. Much like they had when they had made Ebirah Horror of the... Continue Reading →

Ebirah Horror of the Deep (1966) Review

During the 1960's there seemed to be a declining interest in new Godzilla films, an event which is today contributed to the explosion of television and people's fascination with serials. As a result, Toho would bring in a new director, Jun Fukunda, who would handle Godzilla in a less dramatic way than Ishiro Honda had.... Continue Reading →

Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965) Review

After the success of Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster, a sequel was commissioned to be released the following year by Toho, once again directed by Ishiro Honda. The resulting film was the peculiar Invasion of Astro-Monster, which is peculiar because it is more a typical alien invasion movie than Godzilla movie, and because it is a... Continue Reading →

Mothra vs Godzilla (1964)

One year after the release of King King vs Godzilla, Toho would bring director Ishiro Honda back to throw Godzilla into the fight yet again, but this time it would be against another monster from their own roster: Mothra. This was a particularly fitting monster for Godzilla to go up against, as Ishiro Honda had... Continue Reading →

Godzilla Raids Again (1955) Review

After the overwhelming success of the original Godzilla, Toho studios immediately ordered a sequel to be made. But with the original director, Ishiro Honda, working on another project, the studio called in a new director, Motoyoshi Oda, to take the helm. This, coupled with the fact that the sequel was released less than a year... Continue Reading →

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