Prisoners (2013) Review

This really isn't the type of movie you want to hear spoilers for if you haven't seen it for yourself already. If you don't want spoilers, just know it's a great film and you should watch it if you like crime thrillers. Expect something sombre, gritty and subversive. If you don't care or have seen... Continue Reading →

The Karate Kid (1984) Review

Directed by John Avildsen and written by Robert Kamen, The Karate Kid is nothing short of a classic movie that showcases style, wit and sincerity. After moving to Los Angeles, a teenager named Daniel (Ralph Macchio) soon finds himself the target of a group of bullies belonging to the Cobra Kai karate dojo. Eventually, 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 →

King Kong Vs Godzilla (1963) Review

After being put on the backburner following the release of Godzilla Raids Again in 1955, Godzilla would eventually return when Toho revived him with the help of the orginal director, Ishiro Honda and American director, Tom Montgomery in 1963. The purpose of this was to have the icon square-up against the western world's king of... 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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