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Godzilla (Ishirō Honda, 1954)

“History shows again and again,” writes that unsung modern philosopher Buck Dharma, “how nature points up the folly of men.” Meaning, for those unfamiliar with Blue Öyster Cult’s 1979 monster hit, one Godzilla, 20-story-tall king of the monsters, and the … Continue reading

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Godzilla (Ishirô Honda, 1954)

“Rarely has the open wound of widespread devastation been transposed to celluloid with greater visceral impact. Put another way, Godzilla is the Germany Year Zero of monster movies.” Read my review of Godzilla, which plays for a week at NYC’s … Continue reading

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Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954)

“In conjunction with Criterion’s impressive Blu-ray transfer of Godzilla, the inclusion of the American cut, and a boatload of illuminating supplements, add up to a monstrously entertaining package.” Read my review of Godzilla, which hit the streets yesterday in an … Continue reading

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