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DR. WILLEM SAYS "SAYONARA" TO JUPITER! Actress Rachel Huggett Remembers Her Toho Star Turn

Toho’s science fiction film Sayonara Jupiter (1984) was an ambitious attempt by the studio to create an international box-office success on the level of the… 5,152 more words

Stomp Romp / Zilla Thrilla: Scads of Ape-Murder

It’s that time again. Time for another Godzilla movie review. Time for the three Godzilla fans in the audience to rejoice and everyone else to despair. 42 more words

Greatest Movie EVER

Classic Movie Night Recommendation:

Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

Sunday, June 22nd

8:00PM (ET)

The world is puzzled when near Japan ships are sunk by a blinding light emerging them from the sea. 514 more words

Classic Movie Night

Star Trek Into Darkness: Revisited

I re-watched this movie a couple of times recently. I still enjoy the movie very much, yet despite my enjoyment there was something gnawing at my stomach with this movie and I had a difficult time putting my finger on it. 717 more words

Captain's Log...


A film by Ishirô Honda. 

Cast: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada. 

As the new American version of Godzilla is going to hit theater I looked at my collection of film an found a copy of the 1954… 337 more words


Godzilla (1954)

The first time I encountered Godzilla was in the form of a movie book when I was a kid.  The book was about the 1956 version of the film that was heavily re-edited for the U.S. 633 more words