Tag: ishiro honda

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.

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, …

Battle in Outer Space Blu-ray Review

Moon Landing Battle There were few greater cinematic idealists than director Ishiro Honda. Consider this: Five years after conducting the bleak, disparate, nuclear holocaust warning film Godzilla, Honda directed …

Destroy All Monsters Review

There are plenty of reasons to delve into the colorful romps that took place in the Toho series, and this centerpiece for the versus films is probably the place …