Archive for Monster

Inferno [1911]

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 28, 2011 by gnojne cice


 

  AKA L’Inferno. This is one of the first few feature length movies ever, second only to Charles Tait’s The Story of the Kelly Gang, though they were a few in between, but they were shown like serials, in chapters. Not sure, don’t bet on it. Based on the Dante Alighieri’s famous 14th century epic poem The Divine Comedy, more precisely on the first part, Inferno. I must resist the urge to talk about the poem more, assuming anyone can read surely knows a great deal about it. Continue reading

Yog: Monster from Space [1970]

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2011 by gnojne cice


 

  AKA Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû. Absolutely awesome poster. Other posters are great too. But somehow I just know there is not gonna be any monster that big, no space fighting. It’s gonna be a guy in a rubber suit slowly stumbling around. Why am I even bothering? The picture is just too beautiful to pass. Directed by Ishirō Honda, the creator of Godzilla and Akira Kurosawa’s assistant director and sometimes more, allegedly directing some segments from Kurosawa’s Dreams. Continue reading

Gakidama [1985]

Posted in Reviews with tags , , on May 7, 2010 by gnojne cice


 

  There was a lot of ways this movie could’ve failed. It could’ve been a non-stop gorefest, mainly because it was descibed as a gore film, it’s really short and it went straight to video. Not that any of the other two thing really indicate that, but it’s just what I feel. What’s wrong with a non-stop gorefest, you ask? Well, it tends to get boring, just like non-stop sex. Continue reading