Category Archives: There Goes Tokyo

There Goes Tokyo: Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster

I have been so excited for this particular entry in There Goes Tokyo, as this may well be my favorite Godzilla movie of all time. It may not necessarily be the objective best film of the series, though it’s certainly … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: Mothra vs. Godzilla

Of the 30+ films in the Godzilla franchise, this is one of my nostalgic favorites. I remember first seeing it during TNT’s Monster Madness Godzilla movie marathon as a kid, which my parents then recorded on a VHS tape so … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: King Kong vs. Godzilla (American Cut)

The subject of this article, King Kong vs. Godzilla, has always been a frustrating one for me – not because of the faults of the film itself, but rather because I’ve only had access to a compromised version of it. … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: Mothra

One of the most unusual creature features of the 1960’s, Mothra takes Toho’s sympathetic approach to monsters to its logical extreme, creating a story where the monster is undeniably heroic, and the horror that unfolds is entirely caused by mankind’s … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: Rodan

Toho had two big successes with Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again.  Obviously it was time for another sequel, right?  Nope!  You must remember that most creature features in the 1950’s were one offs – no one made Them 2! or … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: King Kong (1933)

This is probably going to be a controversial entry – both because some fans might object to me including King Kong (1933) on a kaiju movie review column, and because others might take umbrage with my unvarnished opinion on the … Continue reading

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There Goes Tokyo: Godzilla Raids Again

Godzilla’s box office success was an immense surprise considering its production history, so it only followed that the creators would make a sequel ASAP.  The result is Godzilla Raids Again, a movie whose reputation in the Godzilla fandom can be … Continue reading

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