155 - Godzill-B

Films covered in this episode:

Godzilla (1998)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Gareth: ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 54%

Godzilla (2014)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Gareth: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 64%

Shin Godzilla
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Gareth: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 80%

Guest host: Gareth Allen

Our Godzilla mini-season continues with a look at the 1998 and 2014 American remakes of Gojira and the 2016 Toho film Shin Godzilla - all in the run-up to Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

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154 - Godzilla

Films covered in this episode:

Godzilla (1954)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Gareth: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 77%

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰
Gareth: n/s
Sol: n/s
Overall score: 60%

Godzilla Raids Again
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

Mothra vs. Godzilla
Allen: ✰ ✰ ½
Gareth: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 44%

Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

Invasion of Astro-Monster
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 60%

Ebirah, Horror of the Deep
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Son of Godzilla
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

Destroy All Monsters
Allen: n/s
Howard: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

All Monsters Attack
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Godzilla vs. Hedorah
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 60%

Godzilla vs. Gigan
Allen: n/s
Howard: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

Godzilla vs. Megalon
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Terror of Mechagodzilla
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

The Return of Godzilla
Allen: ✰ ½
Gareth: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 47%

Godzilla 1985
Allen: ✰ ✰
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 35%

Godzilla vs. Biorante
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ½
Overall score: 30%

Godzilla vs. Destroyah
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 60%

Godzilla 2000
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Allen: n/s
Howard: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 60%

Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 60%

Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

Godzilla: Final Wars
Allen: n/s
Gareth: n/s
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

A hulking behemoth of an episode, tackling the first 50 years of Godzilla movies. That's 28 films, plus two American re-edits. We'll be getting to the 1998 and 2014 remakes next week, too.

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40 - King Kong

Released 06/03/2017

With Kong: Skull Island upon us, we take a look at the long history of King Kong films, starting with the 1933 original, but also the 1976 and 2005 remakes, Son of Kong, King Kong vs Godzilla, King Kong Lives and, even, some lost Japanese Kong movies.
As always, things are rounded off with pitches for what the next entry in the King Kong franchise should have been.

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Films covered in this episode:

King Kong (1933)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 74%

Son of Kong
Allen: n/s
Calvin: ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰
Overall score: 40%

King Kong vs. Godzilla
Allen: n/s
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 50%

King Kong (1976)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ½
Sol: ✰ ✰ ½
Overall score: 54%

King Kong (2005)
Allen: ✰ ✰ ✰ ½
Calvin: ✰ ✰ ✰
Sol: ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰
Overall score: 70%

We review Kong: Skull Island in:
"Review of the Year 2017: Part 1"