31 Days of Kaiju

It's the most wonderful time of the year! October is the month in which you're not only permitted but encouraged to watch at least one horror movie a day, celebrating the spookiest, goriest, campiest holiday of the year. With that in mind, we're offering our list of the 31 best monster/kaiju movies to watch this … Continue reading 31 Days of Kaiju

Stranger Things Season 4, Chapter 7: The Massacre at Hawkins Lab

*Spoilers* Chapter Seven is a long one, yet never feels frivolous; the Duffer Brothers finally accept that Mike and Will’s side-quest is not the most important needle to thread. Rightful attention is directed to Hopper’s Soviet struggles; Upside Down adventures; and Eleven overcoming the Nina Project. Each of these stories has always offered variance in … Continue reading Stranger Things Season 4, Chapter 7: The Massacre at Hawkins Lab

Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)

Godzilla vs. Megalon epitomizes the "best of times, worst of times" period of Godzilla films in the early 1970s; it exhibits the pure kaiju camp that makes these years so memorable, while also displaying the human snooze-fest that renders them equally forgettable. Jun Fukuda returns as director, having previously helmed Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972), Son … Continue reading Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)

Killdozer (1974)

Killdozer is two things at once: an amazing portmanteau and a lackluster TV movie. Seemingly inspired by the success of 1971’s Duel, ABC tried capturing lightning-in-a-killer-vehicle twice. Like Duel, Killdozer is based on a short story by a noted author; Theodore Sturgeon penned the sci-fi tale for Astounding Science Fiction in 1944. Director: Jerry LondonRuntime: 74 minutesUS … Continue reading Killdozer (1974)

The X from Outer Space (1967)

The X from Outer Space is another Godzilla-inspired entry in the Japanese kaiju craze of the 1960s. Unlike Gamera however, the kaiju featured in X – dubbed "Guilala" – offers little inspiration. No wonder then, that this represents the lone giant monster outing from Shochiku. Director: Kazui NihonmatsuRuntime: 89 minutesJapan Theatrical Release: March 25, 1967; Shochiku The X from … Continue reading The X from Outer Space (1967)