Tag: Akira Kubo

  • Destroy All Monsters (1968)

    For G-fans, this is the Big One, the culmination of all that came before. It’s easy to see why since Kaij├╗ s├┤shingeki (“Charge” or “Invasion” or “Attack of the Monsters“; take your pick) hits the ground running with none of the drawn-out build-up we’ve come to expect from these flicks…especially those directed by Ishiro Honda. […]

  • Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (1965)

    There is no human achievement more complex, daunting or inspirational than the “conquest” of outer space. I put “conquest” in sarcastic quotes because we really haven’t conquered jack shit. We’ve played golf on our nearest satellite and left a plaque for the cockroaches to find. By the standards of SF in the mid-60s, we’re way […]