Behold the glory of James Bond and King Ghidorah in the same video! (Thanks, Brian!)
At Criterion, Steven Ryfle writes about director Ishiro Honda and Godzilla. “Ishiro Honda gathered his crew and gave them an ultimatum. He was about to put his career at risk, and he would only work with those who approached his current project—a movie about a radiation-spewing prehistoric reptile […]
In the 1960s, Japan’s venerable Shochiku Studio, struggling to stay relevant amid changing times, threw up its arms and said, “Fine. Whatever!” and rapidly produced four profoundly weird science fiction and horror films: The Living Skeleton, Genocide, The X from Outer Space, and the oddest of all, Goke: Bodysnatcher from Hell.
Listen in awe and horror as Godzilla rises from Lake Michigan and Chicago is threatened with alien invasion!
At High on Films, Nafees Ahmed offers a list of the thirty best South Korean movies of the 21st Century–and some honorable mentions! (Thanks, Mike!)
Have a fun time with two kaiju name generators. One is here and the other is here. (Via @NeonHarbor)