Friday, March 2 2012
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.
Thursday, November 29 2012
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.