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Ishiro Honda

Reviews

Thursday, March 1 2012

Oh, No -- They Say He's Got to Go... 'Godzilla'!

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

Thursday, June 20 2013

Don’t Open That Door! #47: 'Varan the Unbelievable' (1958)

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


Thursday, June 6 2013

Don’t Open That Door! #45: The Mysterians (1957)

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.


Thursday, November 29 2012

Don’t Open That Door! #23: 'Gojira' aka 'Godzilla' (1954)

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: Tokyo takes a stomping in Gojira, known to many as Godzilla.


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