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In this first or possibly third episode of an untitled podcast, we’re taking a look at four American kaiju flicks: Reptilian, Godzilla (1998), Godzilla (2014), and Godzilla vs. Kong. What begins as a series of reviews devolves into a screed against modern Hollywood moviemaking.
It’s awards season, so I have kept somewhat abreast of the buzziest humdingers, including deficient satire Don’t Look Up and Hollywood memoir Belfast. On the Asian side, there’s Assassination, with this guy:
Soon I’ll be checking out The Age of Shadows for another Korean triptych, with this guy:
And if it ends up being comparable, The Man Standing Next, with the original:
Keeping it light and tight for our very first news segment, let’s check in on some of our favorite K-stars, namely the recently-wed Park Shin-hye, and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation, who promises to dominate the charts.
On the Watchlist
One More Shot
Those American Godzilla Movies
Tonight’s feature is a combination of two previous posts, Masokaiju Tendencies: Those American Godzilla Movies and Those American Godzilla Movies Strike Again, both published in 2021. It’s embarrassing, but these movies get me a little heated.
“LP,” Red Velvet
Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon tie the knot in a private ceremony, share photos from dreamy wedding
Love and Leashes
‘The Sadness’ Goes for the Jugular With Transgressive, Extreme Horror
Siu-Wong Fan Goes All-Out, Bloody Ballistic in the New Trailer!