Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Hottest monsters of 2008

Monster Island News has tallied the The Top Ten Hottest Monsters Of 2008 -- including several big screen monsters that have not appeared in a new film in years.

GAMERA THE BRAVE (Dec 30)

I'm still on deadline, but I wanted to pop in and say that the new two-disc edition of Gamera the Brave is now in stores.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Star Trek: The Trailer

The trailer for the upcoming refit STAR TREK ...


And then the "animated" version ...

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Fake SON OF GODZILLA comic!

Graphic designer Jon K (Jon's Random Acts of Geekery) maintains a family of monster/sci-fi/comics blogs ... the latest of which, Go-Go Godzilla, features Godzilla- and giant monster-related collectibles. Today's fun entry suggests how it might have looked if Gold Key had published a "Son of Godzilla" tie-in comic in the 1960s ...

Related links:
ROBOT-13: Tech Vs. Myth
Alan Moore on the new "League"
Warren Ellis' IGNITION CITY
Hollywood legends do sci-fi, horror comics
Santa Claus Vs. Frankenstein
ICONIC: The Life and Death of Talos the Bronze
Honoring the father of manga
KAIJU comic!
Free Comics Online

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Transformers: Energon Ultimate Collection

New in stores this week: Transformers: Energon Ultimate Collection brings together all 52 episodes (more than 1,000 minutes!). Following the Transformers: Armada series, 10 years have passed since the war of the Mini-Cons and the apparent destruction of Unicron and Galvatron. The Autobots and Decepticons have entered into a secret alliance with humankind, building vast Cybertron Cities on Earth and in the solar system to mine for energon, the energy-rich mineral that Transformers need to survive. But in the darkness of space, evil begins to rise again ...

Also this week:
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Two Disc)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Widescreen)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Full Screen)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor [Blu-ray]
Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor [Blu-ray]
The Mummy Trilogy
Mummy Trilogy [Blu-ray]
The Mummy [Blu-ray]
The Mummy Returns [Blu-ray]

Ancient Mysteries: China's Wall of Doom
Claymore: The Point of No Return, v.2
Darklight
The Day the Earth Stopped
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (Amazon.com Exclusive)

History's Mysteries: Bigfoot and Others Monsters
History's Mysteries: Monsters of the Sea
Jurassic Fight Club: Season 1
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea [Special Edition]
Nadia, Vol. 2: Secret of Blue Water Collection

Naruto Uncut Box Set 11
Naruto Uncut Box Set, Volume 11 (Special Edition)
Pokemon All Stars 15 - LAPRAS
Pokemon All Stars 16 - TOTODILE
Power Rangers: Jungle Fury - Into the Jungle
Power Rangers: Jungle Fury - Way of the Master
Will Eisner: Profession - Cartoonist

New to Blue-Ray:
Cloverfield [Blu-ray]
Dragon Wars [Blu-ray]
Host [Blu-ray]
It Came from Beneath [Blu-ray]
6th Day [Blu-ray]
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen [Blu-ray]
Alien Vs Predator [Blu-ray]
Alien Vs Predator 2 [Blu-ray]
Alien Vs Predator: Unrated Two-Pack [Blu-ray]
Appleseed Saga Ex Machina [Blu-ray]
Batman Begins [Blu-ray]
Batman the Movie (1966) [Blu-ray]
Batman: Gotham Knight [Blu-ray]
Beetlejuice 20th Anniversary [Blu-ray]
Blade Runner: The Final Cut [Blu-ray]

James Bond [Blu-ray]
Casino Royale [Blu-ray]
Die Another Day [Blu-ray]
Dr No [Blu-ray]
For Your Eyes Only [Blu-ray]
From Russia With Love [Blu-ray]
Live & Let Die [Blu-ray]
Bram Stoker's Dracula [Blu-ray]
Bruce Campbell Vs Army of Darkness [Blu-ray]
Capricorn One [Blu-ray]
Close Encounters of The Third Kind [Blu-ray]
The Crow [Blu-ray]
The Dark Knight [Blu-ray]
Dark Knight/Batman Begins [Blu-ray]
The Day the Earth Stood Still [Blu-ray]

Day Watch/Night Watch [Blu-ray]
Daywatch [Blu-ray]
Nightwatch [Blu-ray]
Elf [Blu-ray]
Escape from New York [Blu-ray]
Fantastic Four [Blu-ray]
Fantastic Four 2-Rise of the Silver Surfer [Blu-ray]
Fantastic Four/Fantastic Four-Rise of the Silver S [Blu-ray]
Fly [Blu-ray]
Fog [Blu-ray]
Futurama Bender's [Blu-ray]
Ghost Rider [Blu-ray]
Hancock [Blu-ray]
Heroes Season 1 [Blu-ray]
Heroes Season 2 [Blu-ray]
Heroes-Season 1-2 [Blu-ray]

Hulk (2003) [Blu-ray]
I Am Legend [Blu-ray]
I Robot [Blu-ray]
Ice Age/Ice Age 2 [Blu-ray]
Incredible Hulk [Blu-ray]
Independence Day [Blu-ray]
Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull [Blu-ray]
Iron Man [Blu-ray]
Journey to the Centre of the Earth [Blu-ray]
Kung Fu Panda [Blu-ray]
Lethal Weapon [Blu-ray]
Lost Boys [Blu-ray]
Mad Max 2 [Blu-ray]
Matrix-Trilogy [Blu-ray]

Omega Man [Blu-ray]
Paprika [Blu-ray]
Persepolis [Blu-ray]
Planet of the Apes 5 Movie Collection [Blu-ray]
Smallville Season 6 [Blu-ray]
Smallville Season 7 [Blu-ray]
Species [Blu-ray]
Spider-Man 1-3 [Blu-ray]
Spider Man 3 [Blu-ray]
Star Wars Clone Wars [Blu-ray]
Stargate [Blu-ray]
Starship Troopers 1 [Blu-ray]
Starship Troopers 3 [Blu-ray]
Superman the Movie [Blu-ray]
Superman Returns [Blu-ray]
X Files I Want to Believe [Blu-ray]
X Men 3 the Last Stand [Blu-ray]

Coming soon:
Gamera the Brave (Two Disc) (Dec 30)
Transformers Animated: Season One/Transformers Animated: Transform and Roll Out (Jan 6)
Transformers: Season Two (Jan 6)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Narnia: Prince Caspian (Dec 2)

Return to the magical world of Narnia in the second installment of C.S. Lewis' timeless epic, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian: The Pevensie children find a world in which 1,300 years have passed -- and Aslan has been missing over a thousand years. Accompanied by a valiant dwarf, a talking mouse, and a suspicious dwarf, the four children raise an army of Narnians to rise up against the evil king Miraz ...
Prince Caspian (Three-Disc + Digital Copy)
Prince Caspian (Three-Disc + Digital Copy and BD Live) [Blu-ray]
Prince Caspian (Two Disc and BD Live) [Blu-ray]
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Chronicles of Narnia Blu-ray Bundle (Amazon Exclusive)

Also on shelves this week:
Air Gear: Complete Box Set
Amazon.com-Exclusive Superhero Blu-ray Collection [Blu-ray]
Bakugan, Vol. 2: Game On

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Two-Disc Special Edition)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (Special Edition) [Blu-ray]
Fly Me to the Moon (2D Version)
Fly Me to the Moon (3D Version)
Gunhed

Hey There, It's Yogi Bear
Inuyasha Season 6 Box Set
Inuyasha Season 6 Deluxe Edition Box Set
Jingle All the Way [Blu-ray]
Kyo Kara Maoh: Season 2, Vol. 9

Lon Chaney Tribute: Special Makeup Effects
Lone Wolf & Cub: TV Series 5 (2pc) (Sub)
The Man Called Flintstone
Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964) [Remastered Edition]

Toward the Terra Movie (Remastered)
Toward the Terra, Vol. 5
Toward the Terra, Vol. 6

Wanted (Limited Edition Gift Set)
Wanted (Limited Edition Gift Set) [Blu-ray]
Wanted (Two-Disc Special Edition)
Wanted [Blu-ray]
Wanted (Single-Disc Widescreen Edition)
Wanted (Full Screen)

The X-Files - Fight the Future [Blu-ray]
The X-Files Movie 2-Pack [Blu-ray]
The X-Files: I Want to Believe (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]
The X-Files: I Want to Believe (Single-Disc Edition)
The X-Files: I Want to Believe (Three-Disc + Digital Copy)

Coming soon:
Transformers: Energon Ultimate Collection (Dec 16)
The Day the Earth Stopped (Dec 16)
Jurassic Fight Club: Season 1 (Dec 16)
Power Rangers: Jungle Fury - Into the Jungle (Dec 16)
Power Rangers: Jungle Fury - Way of the Master (Dec 16)
History's Mysteries: Bigfoot and Others Monsters (Dec 16)
History's Mysteries: Monsters of the Sea (Dec 16)
Gamera the Brave (Two Disc) (Dec 30)
Transformers Animated: Season One/Transformers Animated: Transform and Roll Out (Jan 6)
Transformers: Season Two (Jan 6)

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GIANT MONSTERS ON THE LOOSE!

This blog is for fans of classic giant monsters and monster-fighters from the movies, TV, and comics -- including King Kong, Godzilla, Gamera, Mothra, Rodan, King Ghidorah, Mechagodzilla, Dogora, Johnny Sokko and Giant Robot, Ultraman, Fin Fang Foom, Titano, The Host, and more. We also salute the classic genre and special effects films of Toho Studios Universal Studios, Hammer Films, not to mention the Frankenstein Monster, Count Dracula, the Wolf Man, the Mummy, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, giant robots, sci-fi, manga, and anime.