Low budget doesn’t mean low effort
“We shall escape to the future… to a future unknown”
So begins one of Godzilla’s longest running messages: Don’t trust aliens. Especially if they look like humans. 9/10 they’re out to take over the world and overthrow humanity.
Luckily for humanity, Godzilla really enjoyed being a hero last time so he’s back at it again with his pal Rodan to kick alien ass.
It pains me to say I wasn’t a huge fan of this.…
Go Nagai’s back with two more tales of weird V-cinema horror. And this time he’s not dressed as Dracula.
Just like the first one, Nagai directs the first story with the same batshit energy. A particularly unlucky dude gets jumped by cartoonish bikers, has his eye kicked out of his face (with the gang leader wearing it as a necklace), is forced into a barrel of cement, and has his girl kidnapped to be gangraped. But this is more wacky…
“Even if you escape, Ebirah will get you.”
After being kidnapped by aliens and having to deal with the same 3-headed dragon yet again, Godzilla tries for some R&R only to have his vacation interrupted by one of the dorkiest monsters this franchise has to offer.
This surfer rock island adventure is quite possibly the most fun Godzilla film of the Showa era. Definitely not the best, but it’s certainly never boring. It’s got this…
The greatest success of Alien was paving the way for countless sleazier rip-offs. None greater or sleazier than Forbidden World.
Starting with Battle Beyond the Stars stock footage and ending with a tumor induced bodily purge, this keeps delivering hit after hit.
When there’s not a bigass xenomorph/spider alien turning scientists into goopy blobs of protein for later consumption, there’s naked women showering and having sex. Roger Corman knew how to hold an audiences attention.
The sloppy gross out gore…