March 23, 2021

Gamera: The Brave

This week we are reviewing the concluding chapter in the Gamera franchise with Gamera: The Brave. Does this returning-to-his-roots outing send Gamera flying off with his head held high? Or does this reboot quickly spin out of control? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Toru Watches the Decisive Battle" by Yoko Ueno 

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March 16, 2021

The X from Outer Space

In an attempt to get in on the kaiju boom going on across Japan, the film studio Shochiku produced The X from Outer Space, in which a group of astronauts unwittingly return to Earth with a spore that grows into a giant monster! But does this film stand up to the best productions of Toho and Daiei at the time? Or is it another cheap Godzilla wannabe? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "Guilala's Rock" by Taku Izumi 

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March 14, 2021

Pacific Rim: The Black

With Godzilla's anime on the horizon, we first visit Pacific Rim's Netflix treatment, titled Pacific Rim: The Black. Released as 7 half-hour episodes, this CG animated series is a continuation of the story presented in the two films. But did this show manage to capture the fun and exciting elements of Pacific Rim? Or is it a bland attempt to keep the franchise alive? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Atlas Destroyer" by Brandon Campbell 

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This week we are concluding the Heisei Gamera trilogy with Revenge of Iris, in which a young girl with a grudge against everyone's favorite flying turtle empowers an evil creature with the desire to kill Gamera! But does the trilogy go out on a high note? Or was Gamera once more in desperate need of a reboot? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "Ending Theme: Gamera 1999" by Kow Otani

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March 2, 2021

Gorath

This week we are going back to the '60s for a Toho sci-fi classic in Gorath! When a rogue star is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth, humanity must band together to save the planet from total destruction. But did the filmmakers save this movie from total devastation?  Or is this movie as broken as the moon at the end of this film? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "MAIN TITLE" by Kan Ishii 

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