There was a time when the Godzilla, King Kong, and Pacific Rim movies all shared the same home. A time when a crossover between those three worlds didn’t just seem probable, it seemed inevitable. That time has since passed—but the director of the upcoming Pacific Rim Uprising doesn’t want to dash all hopes and dreams…
On October 30, the world’s first official Godzilla retail shop will open in Japan. It’s called Godzilla Store Tokyo and will be located in Shinjuku.
In the trailer for the upcoming Godzilla anime, we don’t get a good look at the titular monster’s mug. An official statue to promote the movie has gone on display in Japan, finally providing a real-life look at the anime version. Damn, does this Godzilla look old and melty.
We’ve already had a tiny glimpse of the first Godzilla anime movie, but this new trailer gives us an even fuller look at the film’s crazy premise—namely, that Godzilla defeated humanity, forcing the remnants to escape to outer space. But it also gives us our best look at this newest version of big G himself, in all…
Film, especially science fiction, has always loved to explore the future we are most afraid of. That’s why nukes have been lighting up the screen for decades, with recent events have made the theme more timely and scarier than ever. Here are the nine most nightmare-inducing movies about nuclear attacks.
Haruo Nakajima, the suit actor who played Godzilla from 1954's Godzilla to 1972's Godzilla vs. Gigan, has died. He was 88.
Netflix’s foray into the world of anime has been slow and steady over the years, but the company is about to make a major commitment to bringing a frankly absurd amount of new series to its service—ranging from revivals of Japanese classics to brand new shows.
Earlier this month in Beijing, a Chinese movie company announced an upcoming feature film called Dragon Force: So Long Ultraman. The CG movie stars robots, a dragon, and Japan’s most famous hero, Ultraman.
Anime feature film Godzilla: Kaiju Wakusei (Godzilla: Monster Planet) is slated for a November release in Japan and internationally on Netflix after that. Here is the flick’s debut trailer.
You’ve seen Godzilla. You’ve seen Kong: Skull Island. Godzilla is coming back next year for sequel King of the Monsters, and then, finally, the two will fight. Now, a director for that epic clash has been chosen.
The first animated entry into the Japanese Godzilla canon is going buck wild, it seems. We already had hints that it wasn’t just going to be your standard kaiju movie thanks to the out-of-this-world concept art, but a newly revealed synopsis teases just how out there the movie is going to get.
Some very fun cameos are confirmed for the Power Rangers movie. Get new details on a creepy scene with David the android in Alien: Covenant. Plus, tons of new pictures from The Walking Dead, and new footage from DuckTales, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and the impending return of iZombie. To me, my Spoilers!
It’s hard to believe that the undisputed King of Kaiju has yet to actually get his own animated movie in Japan. That’s changing at last with the arrival of Polygon Pictures’ Godzilla film later this year, but there’s more good news: it’ll be easy to see outside of Japan when it airs, too.
If you see Kong: Skull Island this weekend (and you should), stay through the credits. There’s a sweet tease for the next film in this universe, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. And now, work has started on the film coming after that one—the biggest daddy of them all.
Kong: Skull Island is out March 10, the latest showcase for one of cinema’s oldest and most reliable icons. Everyone knows about the 1933 original film, and the 2005 remake isn’t too distant of a memory. But what else has Hollywood’s hairiest superstar spent the last 84 years doing? We take a look back.
If you’ve always wanted to witness a Godzilla attack from the ground level—but without, of course, the 99 percent probability that you would die during it—Universal Studios in Japan has the answer.
They are Godzilla: King of Monsters and Pacific Rim: Uprising, respectively. But while Pacific Rim: I Bet They’ll Change This Again’s new title is a bit boring, there’s some delightful backstory to Godzilla 2's.
Gareth Edwards talks about the state of the Jedi in Rogue One and leaving Godzilla 2. There are new details about Conor McGregor’s potential role in Game of Thrones. Disney sets a release window for its Ducktales reboot. Plus, new posters for Resident Evil and Lego Batman, and some short, sharp new looks at Legion.…
Godzilla isn’t just a Kaiju that’s the king of the monsters. Godzilla doesn’t just spend its time mindlessly destroying the world with its atomic breath in brain-numbing American remakes that no one should spend two hours watching. Or, fine, Godzilla is that in America. But in Japan, Godzilla represents so much more.
Being Luke Skywalker, the Joker, and the Trickster would probably suck if you didn’t love pop culture. Thankfully for Mark Hamill, pop culture has been a lifelong obsession for him, and one that he’s getting to explore on a brand new web series called Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest. io9 talked to Hamill about the…