Ishiro Honda
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Blogs // 3 Articles
//Reviews

Oh, No -- They Say He's Got to Go... 'Godzilla'!
1 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM

To say that this is action-packed is an understatement. Director Ishiro Honda, who learned his trade as an assistant director to Akira Kurosawa and worked on some of that master’s most famous films, knew how to pace a movie, feeding the audience steady doses of excitement that ramp upward to a nail-biting finalé.

//Blogs

Don’t Open That Door! #47: 'Varan the Unbelievable' (1958)
20 Jun 2013 // 4:00 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: Godzilla's lesser-known cousin raises a little havoc in Varan the Unbelievable

Don’t Open That Door! #45: The Mysterians (1957)
6 Jun 2013 // 2:10 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: Japan suffers from some seriously bad luck -- plus a giant killer armadillo robot -- in The Mysterians.

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Difficulty As Tone in 'Hyper Light Drifter'

// Moving Pixels

"Hyper Light Drifter's creates a certain tone -- melancholy resignation mixed with a feeling of just barely scraping by -- that wouldn’t be possible in an easier game.

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