Director(s)Ishiro Honda
Producer(s)Tomoyuki Tanaka
Top GenresHorror, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense
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Godzilla (1954) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Ishiro Honda and produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka.

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GODZILLA VS. KONG

By Dan Day, Jr. on Apr 12, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

I know what you are thinking--"Dan, there's no way you're going to like this movie. Why even write a blog post on it??" Well, it's what I do. The latest installment of the "Monsterverse"--or the "Monarchverse", or whatever you want to call it--pits Godzilla vs. King Kong. But there's a third party t... Read full article


Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019, Michael Dougherty)

on Mar 26, 2020 From The Stop Button

I wonder if, much like that one immortal monkey divining Borges?s dreams and half-dreams at dawn on August 14, 1934, one could assemble a list of all the action beats in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which are mostly from Aliens and Jurassic Park 1 and 2, and arrange them to figure out the story t... Read full article


Son of Godzilla (1967)

By Beatrice on Sep 3, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Son of Godzilla (Kaijuto no kessen:Gojiro no musuko) Directed by Jun Fukuda Written by Shinichi Sekizawa and Kaue Shinba 1967/Japan Tojo Company First viewing/Criterion Channe This was perfectly entertaining fluff for a day mostly spent packing. Japanese scientists seem to be attracted to isolate... Read full article


GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 4, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The real reason I went to see GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS is that the film features classic Toho kaiju such as King Ghidorah, Rodan, and Mothra. All three monsters are expertly realized here--but the rest of the movie isn't. GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS is a follow-up to the 2014 GODZILLA and ... Read full article


Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)

By Beatrice on May 28, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (Gojira, Ebira, Mosura: Nankai daiketto) Directed by Jun Fukuda Written by Shinichi Sekizawa 1966/Japan Toho Studios First viewing/Netflix rental Nita: Huh? What can they do with that? Yoshimura: Atom bombs are made with it. Nita: Huh? I’m getting out of here! Th... Read full article


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Kyohei Yamane-hakase: I can't believe that Godzilla was the only surviving member of its species... But if we continue conducting nuclear tests... it's possible that another Godzilla might appear somewhere in the world again.


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Facts about

George Lucas cites this film's miniatures as an inspiration for his effects in the Star Wars films.
Some of the designs for the Godzilla suit were similar save for the texture of the monster's skin. One Godzilla's skin was very warty, while another was more like that of an alligator. The final design, giving Godzilla his familiar rocky hide, was meant to suggest that the nuclear bomb blasts which awakened him had burned him.
The electrical towers that Godzilla melts with his radioactive breath were actually made of wax. The special effects crew melted them by blowing hot air on them, as well as shining hot studio lights on them for the white-hot effect.
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