Reel Quick: Gojira (1954)

A great little article on GODZILLA I had to share with all of you. The new movie comes out this Friday.
Its playing in Leominster Ma Blackstone Valley in Millbury and IMax in Natick

Hard Ticket to Home Video


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Gojira (1954)

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Starring: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura, Haruo Nakajima

Directed by: Ishirô Honda (Rodan; Mothra Vs. Godzilla; Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster)

Synopsis: So Gojira (a.k.a. Godzilla) is basically chilling in the ocean, minding his own business, when atomic bomb tests annoy the crap out of him. But he uses the radiation he’s absorbed to his advantage, coming up to the surface to beat down some boats. Of course, the humans get their panties in a bunch about it, so he decides to really  teach them a lesson and bust up Japan.

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What works: I’ve really only seen bits and pieces of this movie over the years and never really sat down and watched the whole thing in its entirety. What I’m reviewing here is the original, subtitled Japanese version sans-Raymond Burr. I’ve always been a fan of the character Godzilla, but I admit to only seeing most of his movies…

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