Ishiro Honda
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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.

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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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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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