MOTHRA (1961) Reviews and overview

‘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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GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS (2017) Reviews and 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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GODZILLA: FINAL WARS (2004) Reviews and overview

Godzilla: Final Wars (ゴジラ ファイナルウォーズ Gojira: Fainaru Wōzu) is a 2004 Japanese science fiction Kaiju film directed by Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus), written by Wataru Mimura and Isao Kiriyama and produced by Shogo Tomiyama. It is the 28th installment in the Godzilla film series, and …

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HALF HUMAN (1955) Reviews and overview

‘1400 pounds of frozen fury that moves like a man!’ Half Human is a 1955 tokusatsu film made by Toho’s Godzilla production team, consisting of Ishirō Honda, Eiji Tsuburaya, and Tomoyuki Tanaka. This was …

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GODZILLA VS. GIGAN (1972) Reviews and overview

Godzilla vs. Gigan is a 1972 Japanese science-fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Jun Fukuda with special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film starred Hiroshi Ishikawa, Yuriko Hishimi and Minoru Takashima. The 12th film of the Godzilla series, this film …

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GODZILLA (1978 – 1981) Animated TV series

Godzilla is a 30-minute animated series co-produced between Hanna-Barbera Productions and Toho in 1978 and aired on NBC in the United States and TV Tokyo in Japan. The series is an animated adaptation of the Japanese Godzilla films produced by Toho. It continued to air until 1981. Derided by many aficionados …

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GODZILLA VS. HEDORAH (1971) Reviews and overview

Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster or Godzilla vs. Hedorah (ゴジラ対ヘドラ Gojira tai Hedora), is a 1971 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Yoshimitsu Banno and featuring special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film starred Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, …

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ONIBABA (1964) Reviews and overview

Onibaba – 鬼婆, literally: ‘Demon Hag’ –  is a 1964 Japanese horror film based on a Buddhist parable. Directed by Kaneto Shindo, the film is set in rural Japan in the fourteenth century and features Nobuko …

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GODZILLA (1954) Overview

Godzilla (ゴジラ Gojira) is a 1954 Japanese science fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Ishirō Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya. Main cast: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kōchi, Akihiko Hirata and Takashi Shimura. The plot tells the story of Godzilla, a giant …

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