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The H-Man Blu-ray Review

An eerie, thoughtful examination of post-war Japan, H-Man uses numerous tropes for its horror, but succeeds in mood, theme, and visuals.

Son of Godzilla Blu-ray Review

Baby Doll Soaking in island heat, Son of Godzilla wrestles with Japanese idealism. Scientists engage in experiments meant to solve Earth’s forthcoming hunger crisis, seeking to turn weather in …

Mothra Blu-ray Review

Giant Moth Stomps Capitalism Beside Godzilla, Mothra stands as director Ishiro Honda’s most accusatory giant monster film. Borrowing from the lineage of King Kong, Honda makes Mothra Japan’s own, …