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Godzilla Reviews: Godzilla’s Revenge

OH!!! MY EYES!!! This is surely the worst of all the Godzilla movies. I think that it’s even worse than the 1998 Hollywood version. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Monarch ⋈ (@monarchorganization) on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:25pm PDT I mean it’s absolutely terrible. It’s awful. It’s atrocious. It’s a total…

Godzilla Reviews: Destroy All Monsters

The Avengers of Kaiju Movies Destroy All Monsters is one of the more famous of the Godzilla series. It connected many different monsters in the Toho universe, and put them all together in one movie. It is probably the final great movie of the original series. Story Synopsys Destroy All Monsters takes place in the…

Akira Kurosawa: Retirement and Resurgence

Throughout the 1950s, Akira Kurosawa was riding the high wave of critical and financial success. He was already one of the hottest directors in the world. The American film company 20th Century Fox was planning a huge military epic movie titled “Tora Tora Tora!”, this was planned to be a film depicting the attack on…

Godzilla Reviews: Minilla, Son of Gozilla

Enjoy 90 Minutes of Child Abuse Son of Godzilla is one of the strangest entries in the series. It is one of my least favorite movies in the series, but many people really enjoy it. It is very campy and very strange. So, if you watch Godzilla but find yourself thinking, “I like watching Godzilla…

Akira Kurosawa: On the Golden age of the Japanese Cinema

Catching Lighting in a Bottle, Again After his success with Sanshiro Sugata Akira Kurosawa (黒澤明) began work on his second production The Most Beautiful. This would be a propaganda film about female factory workers. In order to get more realistic performances out of his actors and actresses, he had them live in the factory, eat…

Godzilla Reviews: Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster

Kaiju Volleyball Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster is one of the weakest entries in the Godzilla franchise. It really does not fit within the rest of the franchise anywhere, the story is kind of wonky (even for a Godzilla movie), and the fights aren’t even that good. retrovision.tv/ And as I mentioned in the title…

The Director Akira Kurosawa: Early Life

A Legend Akira Kurosawa (黒澤明) is considered one of the greatest directors of all time. He is the director of such films as: The Seven Samurai, Rashomon, Yojimbo, Ran, and many many others. Over his career of over 50 years, he directed 30 films. His films have influenced nearly every director working today, including but…

Godzilla Reviews: Ghidorah, The Three Headed Monster

A tale as old as time… This fifth entry in the series brings us the timeless story of a Japanese princess of a Eastern European country, who’s been possessed by the ghost of an alien from Venus destroyed by a giant golden three-headed dragon… Wait, what? Synopsis Yes, the story from this latest Godzilla movie…

Godzilla Reviews: Mothra vs. Godzilla

In this movie, Godzilla fights babies… Mothra vs. Godzilla is one of the most popular and most beloved entries in the series. But, one of the main fights Godzilla fights two baby worms… Why is this so popular? vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/ Mothra had her own movie in between Godzilla Raids Again and Godzilla vs. King Kong. Mothra…