Monday, December 13, 2010

30 Rock "Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish"

A recent episode of 30 Rock features an intriguing idea for a theme restaurant ... and guest appearances from some familiar giant monsters (in a non-legally actionable way).

"This is what happens when you work at being happy. Godzilla sits next to you while you’re eating an egg salad sandwich. What a world!"

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Star Blazers Live Action Movie

Here are a pair of trailers for Space Battleship Yamato, the new Japanese live action adaptation of the classic 1974 anime space opera. (An edited version aired in the U.S. in 1979 as Star Blazers.)

The year is 2199, and the Earth has been under radioactive siege from extraterrestrials known as the Gamilas for five years. The Earth's surviving population has moved underground to escape the bombardment, but the contamination is slowly penetrating to reach them. The last space battleship of the exhausted Earth Defense Forces, Yamato, sets out on a journey to Iscandar, a planet located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, to acquire a device that can heal the ravaged Earth before it is too late ...

Star Blazers Live Action Movie 2010 Teaser Trailer

Space Battleship Yamato theatrical trailer - feat. Steven Tyler's "Love Lives"

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Here's an early trailer for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, hitting theaters July 2011. Director Michael Bay returns for this third entry of the Transformers franchise, as do Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. The supporting cast includes John Malkovich and Frances McDormand.

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Johnny Sokko and Giant Robot on DVD (kind of)

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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.