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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

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Terror Of Mechagodzilla (1975) - Movie Review

You know in the world of movies, one of the things that Hollywood seems to have done really well is in the creation of icons that last the test of time. 582 more words

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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