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Original Godzilla Getting 4K Restoration

This news warms my heart like a newly delivered basket of puppies and kittens. The mother of all Kaiju movies, 1954's Godzilla, or Gojira for you purists out there, is getting itself a remastering in Japan for the ages! Even cooler? The sequels are getting some love too!

Godzilla (Criterion Blu-ray)

Starring GODZILLA, Raymond Burr, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura, Fuyuki Murakami

Motion Picture Purgatory: Mothra

Now this is what we call serendipity! In an interesting counterpoint to the recent news stories about a potential new American version of Godzilla, Trembles' MPP this week is about Mothra. Let's just hope it doesn't give anyone any ideas about another remake!

Motion Picture Purgatory: The H-Man

One thing I love about being the designated DC staffer to put up Trembles' review each week is that we just never know what the hell he's going to come up with next! Case in point: 1958's Bijo to Ekitainingen aka The H-Man.

Icons of Sci-Fi Toho Collection (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Mothra (1961) Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Emi Ito, Yûmi Ito, The H-Man (1958) Yumi Shirakawa, Kenji Sahara, Akihiko Hirata, Koreya Senda, Battle in Outer Space(1959) Ryo Ikebe, Kyôko Anzai, Koreya Senda, Minoru Takada All films directed by Ishirô Honda

Cover Art and Stills from Sonys Upcoming Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho

Those of you yearning for the golden age of monster movies, where a man in a zipper suit wreaked havoc on a miniature set of downtown Tokyo, can get your fix on October 18th, courtesy of the Sony Pictures Entertainment release, Icons of Sci-Fi - Toho. Read on for a look at the DVD cover art and some stills to whet your appetite for some old school carnage!

Terror of Mechagodzilla (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, Katsumasa Uchida Directed by Ishirô Honda Distributed by Classic Media

All Monsters Attack (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Tomonori Yazaki, Eisei Amamoto, Sachio Sakai, Kazuo Suzuki Directed by Ishirô Honda Distributed by Classic Media