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The First Hollywood Attempt to “Reimagine” Godzilla Happened Back in 1957

When the 1954 Toho film Gojira was re-edited and released in the United States in April 1956 under the title Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, the movie was a financial success despite mixed reviews and grossed upwards of 2 million dollars domestically. Not bad for an independently distributed film that had required relatively minor tinkering […]

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Movies Aren’t Bad

Have you heard? Movies are all awful now. If you’ve enjoyed yourself at the theater in the past decade, you were wrong. There’s nothing but sequels, franchises, and shallow blockbusters. Except for all the amazing movies out there, but who cares, right? Conflicting Opinions The refrain that movies are “just terrible” now is a popular […]