Godzilla Vinyl Mini Series by Kidrobot

The Godzilla Vinyl Mini Series is a newly-launched series of blind box figures from the Kidrobot company. The series features thirteen kaiju vinyl figures, including various versions of the King …

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Dead Sushi – Japan, 2012 – reviews

‘Hot wasabi action!’ Dead Sushi is a 2012 Japanese comedy horror feature film directed by Noboru Iguchi (Ghost Squad; Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead; Tomie Unlimited; Mutant Girls …

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Mothra – Japan, 1961 – reviews

‘Mightiest monster in all creation!’ Mothra – original title: モスラ Mosura – is a 1961 Japanese science fiction kaiju tokusatsu feature film directed by Ishirō Honda (Matango; The Human Vapour; …

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Sadako – Japan, 2019 – reviews

Sadako is a 2019 Japanese supernatural horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theater; The Ring Two 2005; Dark Water; Ring, 1998) from a screenplay by Noriaki Sugihara, based …

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Ring – Japan, 1998 – reviews

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Arrow Films’ restoration of Hideo Nakata’s Ring (1998) is being released in cinemas across the UK from March 1st. Check here for showings. The film …

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Brutal – Japan, 2018 – reviews

Brutal is a 2018 Japanese horror feature film written and directed by Takashi Hirose (Moratorium; Bandaged). The movie stars Butch, Ayano and Katrina Grey. Plot: Constantly on the hunt and suffering from hallucinations that …

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Liverleaf – Japan, 2018 – reviews

‘In a snow-covered village, my family was burnt to death’ Liverleaf – original title: Misumisô – is a 2018 Japanese horror feature film directed by Eisuke Naitô from a screenplay by Miako Tadano, based …

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The Manster – USA, 1959 – reviews

‘See the two-headed killer creature!’ The Manster is a 1959 American horror feature film produced by George P. Breakston and directed by Breakston and Kenneth G. Crane (The Monster from Green Hell) from a …

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House aka Hausu – Japan, 1977 – reviews

House – original title: ハウス Hausu – is a 1977 Japanese horror film directed and produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi. The movie stars mostly amateur actors with only Kimiko Ikegami and Yōko Minamida having any notable previous acting experience. Plot: A schoolgirl traveling with …

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Aokigahara – forest in Japan

Aokigahara (青木ヶ原), also known as the Sea of Trees (樹海 Jukai), is a forest on the northwestern flank of Japan’s Mount Fuji thriving on 30 square kilometres of hardened lava laid down by the last major eruption of the volcano …

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Japan, 2017 – overview

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Godzilla -怪獣惑星– Gojira: Kaijū Wakusei – is a 2017 Japanese CGI anime kaiju film produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures. The film is co-directed by Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita, from a screenplay by Gen …

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Vampire Clay – Japan, 2017 – reviews

Vampire Clay – original title: Chi o sû nendo – is a 2017 Japanese horror film written and directed by Sôichi Umezawa. It stars Ena Fujita, Asuka Kurosawa and Yuyu Makihara. A plasticine demon …

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Haruo Nakajima – actor

Haruo Nakajima (中島 春雄 Nakajima Haruo) (January 1, 1929 – August 7, 2017) was a Japanese actor, best known for portraying Godzilla in twelve consecutive films, from Godzilla (1954) to Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972). Nakajima was born in Yamagata, Japan. He was considered …

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