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APRIL 14, 2014
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Gojira
(April 14)
Review by E.C. McMullen Jr. and Kelly Parks
SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE
Last week I reviewed two movies, MADMEN OF MANDORAS (1963) and THEY SAVED HITLER'S BRAIN (1969). Both movies are the same movie. The only difference is in title and market. In 1963, MADMEN OF MANDORAS went to theaters: where it flopped. So in 1968...

Nahh, I'm not going into it again. If you know nothing about it, read the reviews.

The thing is, that wasn't the first time a movie was re-edited and extra footage was shot, years after the fact, in a half-assed attempt to make it appealing to a different market. The most famous example of such lunacy is

GOJIRA (1954)
Let me start off this review with a caveat. This caveat is to say that I'm fully aware that the original GOJIRA hasn't aged well. To today's audiences, even the original GOJIRA merely looks like some guy in a rubber suit. A cheap one at that. What's more, I'll even agree with you that the plot line, in several areas, stretches to breaking at many points. I'll grant you that.

But you'll have to accept the ranking I gave this movie for all of the reasons I explain. If you can deal with that from my point of view, then please read on and I'll share with you just why I love this damn movie.

Continued at Feo Amante/ Movies/ Gojira.

AND

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS (1956)

Godzilla vs. Steve Martin. Wait a minute, don't leave! I'm going somewhere with this.

GODZILLA: King of the Monsters was written and directed by Ishiro Honda (RODAN, MOTHRA, CURSE OF THE MUSHROOM PEOPLE). It contained no Americans and is more correctly called GOJIRA. Then this movie was released in the USA, re-named GODZILLA, and re-edited to include foreign correspondent Steve Martin (Raymond Burr: GODZILLA 1985 and about a million Perry Mason episodes). The American version also removed a lot of the anti-nuclear subtext in the original. In fact far from being “awakened” by atomic testing, the impression you get here is that Godzilla is pissed because the local native stopped sacrificing virgins to him.

Continued at Feo Amante/ Movies/ Godzilla: King of the Monsters.


Edward Scissorhands
(April 14)
HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
The most famous guitar riff of all time (Smoke on the Water) belongs to this heavy metal-er. Happy Birthday to
Musician Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT BAND) is 68.
Actor Sarah Michelle Gellar (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER [TV], I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER, SCREAM 2, CRUEL INTENTIONS, SCOOBY DOO, SCOOBY DOO 2, THE GRUDGE [all], THE RETURN, ADDICTED, POSSESSION, RINGER [TV]) is 36.
Actor Anthony Michael Hall (WEIRD SCIENCE, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, OUT OF BOUNDS, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, THE DEATH ARTIST, THE GRAVE, EXIT IN RED, COLD NIGHT INTO DAWN, THE KILLING GROUNDS, REVENGE, HITCHED, THE DEAD ZONE [2002], THE DEAD ZONE [TV], FINAL APPROACH, THE DARK KNIGHT, WAREHOUSE 13 [TV], FRIEND REQUEST, AFTERMATH, SEXY EVIL GENIUS, DEAD IN TOMBSTONE, ZOMBIE NIGHT) is 47.
Hellboy
And On Sunday -
Horror Writer Nate Kenyon (BLOODSTONE, THE REACH, THE BONE FACTORY, PRIME, DIABLO III: THE ORDER) is 43.
Actor Ron Perlman (THE NAME OF THE ROSE, SLEEPWALKERS, CRONOS, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, THE LAST SUPPER, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, THE SHAFT, BLADE II, STAR TREK: NEMESIS, RATS, HELLBOY [all], Masters of Horror: PRO-LIFE, QUIET KILL, 5IVE GIRLS, THE LAST WINTER, THE MUTANT CHRONICLES, THE DEVIL'S TOMB, DARK COUNTRY, SEASON OF THE WITCH, CRAVE, SCORPION KING: BOOK OF THE DEAD, CONAN THE BARBARIAN [2011], PACIFIC RIM, and way more) is 64.
Look for Ron in the 2014 Horror Thriller .
Actor William Sadler (DIE HARD 2, THE FACE OF FEAR, TRESPASS, FREAKED, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD, SOLO, AMBUSHED, DISTURBING BEHAVIOR, JESSE STONE [all], THE GREEN MILE, DEVOUR, THE MIST, THE HILLS RUN RED, RESTITUTION, SILENT BUT DEADLY, RIDDLE, DAMAGES [TV], IRON MAN 3) is 64.
Look for William in the 2014 Thriller, .
The Sum Of All Fears
And On Saturday -
We say goodbye from our birthday list to
Writer Tom Clancy (THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, PATRIOT GAMES, CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER, RAINBOW SIX, TEETH OF THE TIGER, GHOST RECON, THE SUM OF ALL FEARS, SPLINTER CELL, DEAD OR ALIVE w/Grant Blackwood) who would have been 67.
Tom died October 1, 2013.
Actor Dan Lauria (FEAR RUNS SILENT, STRANGER IN MY HOUSE, TREES, JUSTICE, CONTAGION, FULL DISCLOSURE, THE SPIRIT, ALIEN TRESPASS, DONNA ON DEMAND, DEAD AIR, PERCEPTION [TV]) is 66.
Actor Saoirse Ronan (ATONEMENT, DEATH DEFYING ACTS, CITY OF EMBER, THE LOVELY BONES, HANNA, VIOLET AND DAISY, BYZANTIUM, THE HOST) is 20.
Look for Saorise in her upcoming 2014 Thriller, LOST RIVER.
Actor Shannen Doherty (ALMOST DEAD, OBSESSED, CHARMED [TV series], STRIKING POSES, SATAN'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, ANOTHER DAY, NIGHTLIGHT, BURNING PALMS, WITCHSLAYER GRETL) is 43.

Battlestar Galatica: Razor
(April 11)
HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
Writer David G. Barnett (DEAD SOULS, TALES OF THE FALLEN BOOK 1: AWAKENINGS) is 53 I think.
Actor Tricia Helfer (WHITE RUSH, THE GENIUS CLUB, MEMORY, THEM, SPIRAL, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: RAZOR, THE PLAN, OPEN HOUSE, BLOODWORK, PHASE ONE, TRON: UPRISING [TV]) is 40.
Look for Tricia in the upcoming 2013, 2014 Mystery Thriller, 37.
Tricia shares an April birthday with BATTLESTAR GALACTICA alumni, Katee Sackhoff.
Writer Joseph Nassise (RIVERWATCH, SHADES OF REALITY, EYES TO SEE, MORE THAN LIFE ITSELF, THE CEREBERUS PROTOCOL, BY THE BLOOD OF HEROES: THE GREAT UNDEAD WAR) is definitely 46.
Actor Alex Pettyfer (TORMENTED, I AM NUMBER FOUR, BEASTLY, IN TIME) is 24.
Heavy Metal Horror gadabout Metal Sanaz is 39 today.
Look for her on Facebook.

Super8
(April 9)
HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
Actor Elle Fanning (THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR, DEJA VU, THE LOST ROOM [TV], THE NINES, RESERVATION ROAD, SUPER 8, TWIXT, THE YOUNG ONES) is 16.
Look for Elle in the 2014 Thriller, MALEFICENT.
Writer Teri A. Jacobs (THE VOID, SECRETS OF THE BONES) is 45.
Writer Vince Liaguno (THE LITERARY SIX) is about 53 I think, maybe 57.
Actor Leighton Meester (HANGMAN'S CURSE, 24 [TV], SURFACE [TV], INSIDE, DRIVE THRU, THE HAUNTING OF SORORITY ROW, KILLER MOVIE, THE ROOMMATE) is 28.
Look for Leighton in the upcoming 2014 Thriller, GOD ONLY KNOWS.
Actor Kathleen Munroe (FAMILY CURSE, ETERNAL, THE WHITE DOG SACRIFICE, DURHAM COUNTY [TV], SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD, STARGATE UNIVERSE SGU, HAVEN [TV], ALPHAS [TV], CSI: NY, RESURRECTION [TV]) is 32.
Actor Kristen Stewart (PANIC ROOM, COLD CREEK MANOR, UNDERTOW, THE MESSENGERS, JUMPER, TWILIGHT [all], SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN) is 23.

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