Godzilla vs the Smog Monster

Godzilla vs Hedorah (aka. Godzilla vs the Smog Monster)
Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (aka. Godzilla vs Hedorah) I have fond memories of watching  Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster  from when I was a teenager–and, oddly enough, it’s still enjoyable in the same vein as it was then–an odd combination of cheesy movie and environmental doomsday.  ...
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Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

50th Anniversary - Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. - terror comes in threes - Godzilla, Mechagodzilla, Mothra
movie review of  Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.  is a sequel to  Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla — a year later,  Mechagodzilla is being repaired after the damage inflicted it by Godzilla.   Losing consistency from the previous film, a different crew is manning the Mechagodzilla (a robotic Godzilla, built...
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Godzilla (1998) starring Matthew Broderick

Godzilla, starring Matthew Broderick
movie review of  Godzilla  (1998) starring Matthew Broderick Matthew Broderick starred in  Godzilla  in 1998, which was originally supposed to be the first of a trilogy of films.   However,  film critics were merciless in their criticism of the film, and the American movie public didn’t disagree.  ...
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Godzilla Final Wars

Godzilla Final Wars
Godzilla Final Wars (2004) Godzilla: Final Wars has been described  as a remake of the classic Godzilla film, Destroy All Monsters–and to a degree, this is correct. However, my first impression is that it’s more along the lines of Power Rangers meet Godzilla. Godzilla appears in flashback during...
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Godzilla 2000

Godzilla 2000 - final battle between Godzilla and Orga
Godzilla 2000 (1999) In a very real sense,  Godzilla 2000  is the movie that the American  Godzilla  movie (starring Matthew Broderick) should have been.   The movie begins with a semi-independent researcher taking a reporter (along with his young daughter) to a  potential Godzilla sighting, where they get...
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Godzilla Vs. Space Godzilla

Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla
Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994) Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla  is a campy Godzilla movie, in the style of ““two guys in rubber suits pretending that they’re in the WWE” — I enjoyed it, but that’s the kind of monster movie that I grew up with; if you are...
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Godzilla vs. Megaguirus

Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus is an old-school Godzilla movie–and I mean that in the best way possible.   It’s not a social commentary or serious film like the original  Godzilla movie.  It’s  the best kind of two-monster face-off Godzilla movie that I grew up watching.   Godzilla is portrayed here as a...
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Godzilla Vs. Destroyah

Godzilla vs. Destroyah
movie review of  Godzilla Vs. Destroyah  (1985) Godzilla vs. Destroyah  is different from most of the Godzilla movies made in recent years;  it’s not campy, it’s a very serious movie that tries to make a serious point.   It goes back to the original Godzilla (1954) movie, where the...
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The Gorilla

Edward Norris, Bela Lugosi & Anita Louise in The Gorilla
The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill In short,  The Gorilla  is a ““haunted house” mystery, where Lionel Atwill’s character has been threatened to become the next victim of ““The Gorilla”–a serial killer.   His niece drops in to visit with her fiance, and...
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Welcome to Cheesy Monster Movies

Welcome to  Cheesy Monster Moves – a website that lovingly remembers the great monster movies of the past — and even a few of the present — where storytelling and acting triumphed over gore and profanity.
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