August 25, 2020

Shin Godzilla

In 2016, the creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion and the special effects wizard behind the 90's Gamera trilogy came together to make Shin Godzilla, Toho's first live-action Godzilla film in 12 years. On paper, it sounds like a match made in kaiju heaven. But how did it translate to the screen? Listen and find out! 

 

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The final track is "Persecution of the Masses" by Shiro Sagisu 

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In a first for this adventure, we are reviewing an Ultraman "prequel" film! In the first episode of the Ultraman Cosmos show, it's teased that the main character, Musashi, had a past experience with Cosmos as a child. Well, this film is a 90-minute exploration of that fateful encounter. But is this film astronomically entertaining? Or is it a disaster of cosmic proportions? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "You Can Do Something" by Project DMM

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August 18, 2020

Attack on Titan Part 1

In this episode we review Shinji Higuchi's live action adaption of the popular anime Attack on Titan. Does this film capture the best elements of the anime and translate them to the big screen? Or does this film join the long line of live action anime adaptions that disappoint? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Anti-Hero" by Sekai No Owari

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August 11, 2020

Godzilla (2014)

In May of 2014, Hollywood unveiled its second attempt at an American Godzilla movie with Gareth Edwards' Godzilla. As it turns out, the movie wasn't really about Godzilla, but instead it focused on his two new foes. But are the MUTOs at least worthy adversaries to Godzilla? Or does this movie die along with Bryan Cranston's character? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Godzilla!" by Alexandre Desplat

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August 4, 2020

Monsters: Dark Continent

While Gareth was off making Godzilla, Vertigo Films decided they needed a sequel to Monsters, so they brought on Tom Green to helm the follow-up. What Green came out with was a war movie that happened to have monsters in it. But does this film compare favorably to other giants of the genre like The Hurt Locker and Saving Private Ryan? Or does this film get caught in quick sand? Listen and find out!

 

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The final track is "Why Am I Here?" by Neil Davidge

 

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In the year 2000, Tsuburaya Productions reunited the cast of Ultraman Tiga for the film The Final Odyssey, in which Daigo must deal with demons from Tiga's past in order to save the world. But was this movie a worthy follow-up to Tiga? Or should this cast reunion have remained off-screen? Listen to find out!

 

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The final track is "Take Me Higher" by V6

 

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