The movie simply requires a willing suspension of disbelief that makes it a more pedestrian science fiction film than it aspires to be.
Guiron's stumbling kaiju fare is decisive in settling this 1969 feature into a pit of schlock fantasy where it struggles to keep even the youngest invested.
SOS is enough of a cinematic, special effects driven ruckus to earn its place.
Toho's all-out spectacle is satisfying, a rare example of a character's marketable dying moments not succumbing to fan betrayal or egregiously built-in marketing
Space Godzilla's work is for naught. It's not even fun.
Gamera vs Viras is 88 minutes long. Fifteen of those minutes are stock footage.
Mechagodzilla is a giant monster treat with limited critical inconsistencies.
Gaos is unreasonably silly, if wholly invested with the enjoyable weirdness of Daei's untethered innovation.
The Machine is possibly the best conceptualized science fiction film since Blade Runner.
Often derided for incompetence, Godzilla vs Gigan is a deserving target
... is a slam fest of marvelous kaiju character and a testament to practical suit effects.
Godzilla vs Mothra is a smash and grab. Smash buildings, grab cash.