The Weirdest Giant Monster Movies Ever Made

It seems foolish to say that movies about giant bipedal monsters who can shoot atomic rays out of their mouths can ever be considered normal, but it's true. we're used to Godzilla, Gamera and King Kong. But some giant monster movies don't follow the rules, and the results are sometimes entertaining, sometimes awful,… » 5/08/14 11:25am 5/08/14 11:25am

Make Way For Gamera, The Prince Regent Of The Monsters

Or maybe he's the Prime Minister of the Monsters. Or the Duke. All I know is that Godzilla is King, but the giant flying turtle known as Gamera deserves his due. Celebrate Japan's second favorite giant monster in this week's home video releases (or just check out the goofiest anime concept I've heard in quite some… » 4/28/14 1:40pm 4/28/14 1:40pm

Insanely detailed paintings of kaiju fighting in historical battles…

The line-drawn and watercolor illustrations created by Mu Pan demand careful study. The Brooklyn-based artist blends history, pop culture, and folk art into astonishingly detailed scenes that are grand when drunk in all at once, but contain little surprises on closer inspection. » 2/03/13 7:00am 2/03/13 7:00am

Kaiju anatomical charts reveal organs that allow monsters to shoot…

You're probably familiar with the anatomical illustrations of Godzilla and his pals, but have you ever seen these cross-sections of Gamera and his buddies? Check out eyelids that eject shurikens and dorsal spikes that shoot rainbows. » 1/22/11 7:45am 1/22/11 7:45am

How Hollywood is destroying my postmodern love affair with 80’s pop…

Since G.I. Joe and Transformers became big goofy movies, author Jeremy Robinson has developed mixed feelings about loving the 1980s. He explains why below. » 6/01/10 1:40pm 6/01/10 1:40pm

Monsterpocalypse is a Rampaging Good Time

Anyone who ever spent a Saturday afternoon as a kid gleefully watching Godzilla or Gamera battle weird space dragons or giant robots » 10/30/08 8:20am 10/30/08 8:20am while destroying the vital infrastructure of Japan has got to love the idea of Monsterpocalypse. We've played a bunch of games to see if the game lives up to the hype - and by "hype," we…

Must See: Gamera

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Gamera
Date: 1965

Vitals: Meet Gamera, a giant flying turtle who loves children and is one of the most famous kaiju in the… » 9/30/07 7:02pm 9/30/07 7:02pm