GODZILLA Casts Up And It’s All Good

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So, what do we know about the GODZILLA reboot that will be heading our way in the spring of 2014? We know that Frank Darabont is in the midst of a final polish of the script, we know that production slated to kick off next month and we know that fan favorite director Gareth Edwards. News dropped today of some pretty hefty casting news. Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston have nabbed the leads and I’m … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush. REVIEW: Oh man, is it just me or do some of these later Godzilla movies tend to veer towards some sort of statement about the ecological system and the crap they are putting in the water. Like the films: “Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster”, “Godzilla vs. Biollante” also adds this agenda to its script which in review had me getting sleepy-eyed … Continue reading

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Godzilla (2013) Movie Poster (Version 1)

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Godzilla (2013) Movie Poster (Version 1)

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Top 15 Worst Horror Remakes of All Time

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You know the term well. The dreaded re-make! We are certainly in an era of history repeating itself. Though as in this list, history doesn’t always mean better. This list of turds is our tribute to the worst of the remakes to come along in the horror genre. As an incentive, many of these movies spawn from the influence of great films. So while they may not be up to par, the films they were … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godzilla (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts — including biologist Niko Tatopoulos (Matthew Broderick) and scientists Elsie Chapman (Vicki Lewis) and Mendel Craven (Malcolm Danare) — concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in Manhattan, destroying everything within its reach. The team chases the monster to Madison Square Garden, where a brutal battle ensues. REVIEW: Godzilla! Even the name … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Giant Monster Mayhem

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Giant monsters, the halls of horror are full of them. The most famous of these monsters are King Kong (1933) and Godzilla (1954), each spawning countless imitations. King Kong came first in the Thirties directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with classic special effects by Willis O’Brian. A sequel follows later the same year with The Son of Kong (1933) and two remakes have been made – King Kong (1976) directed by … Continue reading

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Horror Gossip: 10.02.10

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What’s going on acolytes of mine? It is I your lord & master The Black Saint back again with the latest & greatest news in the world of Horror/Sci-Fi this week. I do hope that all of you have been following my directives each & every week. It is very important….to you! I like the idea of all of my acolytes reading my weekly column & anxiously awaiting the next one. I also enjoy the … Continue reading

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Horror Gossip: 09.22.10

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Welcome! Welcome to the coolest (I’m not kidding, it’s freezing in here) Mausoleum you could find yourself in. The one in which I, The Black Saint call home. If you are members of my ever growing legion of acolytes you should be on your knees right now awaiting my words of wisdom & news from the wacky town we call Horrorwood. If you’re not an acolyte yet…you will be soon enough so kneel down anyway! … Continue reading

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How To ‘Make’ A Monster

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How does one identify a monster? The question is easier to answer by example than definition. In movie terms, a monster is something unnatural, dangerous and out of control. King Kong (1933), the Frankenstein (1931) monster, Godzilla (1954), Dracula (1931), Ray Harryhausen’s cyclops from The Seventh Voyage Of Sinbad (1958), the Alien (1979), The Mummy (1932). That’s the monster A-list, but gobbling along in their wake are the tentacled, radioactive invaders of the fifties – … Continue reading

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Artwork for the new ‘Godzilla’ remake lunleashes at SDCC

At the San Diego Comic Convention comic geeks got the chance to view the new design artwork from Legendary Pictures in what appears to be GODZILLA revamped in all his glory and the image is bad ass. The rebirth of GODZILLA is scheduled to come out sometime in 2012.

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