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  • The Aftermath is, among other things, an attempt to look at the inner psyche of those affected by giant monsters disrupting the lives of the people of the world and the people’s various reactions. Part of this idea came from the Godzilla 2014 film (in which this film’s timeline is based), and also the film “Ghidorah, The Three Headed Monster” – the key scene in which the villagers are reacting to their homes being destroyed during the monster battle (1:28:41).
     
     
     Written in May 2018 and filmed in early June 2018, while on a much-needed break from the day to day, nonstop work on Godzilla Total Destruction, the film was given a light edit and then shelved until this year when it was given a more thorough edit, which is what’s presented here. 
     
     
     In this film, the young woman is residing in her, now largely deceased, family’s home in San Francisco, and the glitch effect that is shown intermittently is meant to symbolize damage to the recording by the lingering effects of radiation left over by Godzilla and the MUTOS. The film isn’t intended to be of the “found footage” variety but more of a damaged email sent from the young woman to her mother in the hopes that her mother will one day see it. Special note to Shelby Cobb in her brilliant performance – it was a real pleasure working with her! 
     
     
     Footage from “Godzilla” ©Legendary Pictures Godzilla ©Toho

    General // May 25, 2022
  • A collection of quick reviews for the 2nd wave of Hot Sauces from Godzillafoods.com.

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    Kaiju Kuisine // May 21, 2022
  • Hey everyone! I recently interviewed Storyboard Artist Richard Bennett and Clover Publisher Hank Kanalz about the Godzilla & Kong Storyboard Artbook! Also included are two exclusive pages from the book!

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    Interviews // April 29, 2022
  • As Legendary Pictures moves past Kong: Skull Island (2017) and looks toward the future of the MonsterVerse, naturally news is starting to build for the next appearance of Kong, as the character is set to tangle with Godzilla in 2021. This article is a news roundup for everything known related to the rematch between the two characters. It is ordered by date, with the latest news appearing first and oldest news at the bottom. (more…)

    News // April 8, 2022
  • Hey everyone! I recently sat down with clothing line owner Tony Kim to chat about the company’s line of Godzilla attire! Check it out below!

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    Interviews // March 31, 2022
  • Hey everyone! I sat down with Spencer Hickman, the Creative Director of Mondo Music for a short interview about the new and upcoming Godzilla/Toho vinyl releases! Enjoy!

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    Interviews // March 19, 2022
  • For many, vinyl is the way to go for pure listening enjoyment. Descriptions such as “warm” and “pure” come to mind when talking to those who prefer this medium. For fans of vinyl, Mondo has begun releasing various Godzilla and Toho soundtracks.

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    General // March 19, 2022
  • From their “ReAction” line to their “ULTIMATES!” line, this post is a news roundup for upcoming and announced Super7 toy releases.

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    News // March 18, 2022
  • Starting in 2019, Playmates Toys began releasing figures around both the MonsterVerse and the Toho Godzilla films. Since then, they have published toys around the Showa series, Heisei series, Millennium series, Reiwa series and including figures for Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). This has encompassed a wide range of different versions of Godzilla as well, including Godzilla 1954, Godzilla 1968, Godzilla 1999, Godzilla 2004, Godzilla 2016 and the MonsterVerse version.

    This post is a news roundup of the upcoming and announced Playmates Toys release for the “Classic Godzilla Titans” line.

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    News // March 18, 2022
  • Chris Mirjahangir and site contributor Jeremy Williams chat with Super7 Founder and CEO Brian Flynn about the new Godzilla toy line being produced by Super7, as well as Brian’s experience with Godzilla toy collecting. Interview conducted over Zoom on February 11th, 2022. Interview transcribed by Noah Percival.

    Note: This was less of an interview and more of a conversation over Zoom. It was transcribed and edited for flow. Enjoy!
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    Interviews // March 7, 2022
  • Mondo has introduced Godzilla to their line of puzzles with a 1,000-piece, 20” x 28” jigsaw version of the 2013 Comic-Con teaser poster for Legendary’s debut MonsterVerse film, Godzilla (2014). It’s a striking image, but one that makes for a brutal puzzle.
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    General // March 4, 2022
  • With the release of Super 7’s Godzilla 1956 American Movie Poster puzzle, Super7 went all out with a fun and mildly challenging puzzle you can assemble with friends and family.
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    General // February 22, 2022
  • Today I’m interviewing the founder of Ghost X Ghost, Brock Otterbacher, about the new Godzilla merchandise line!
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    Interviews // February 19, 2022
  • I recently had the opportunity to interview Cliff Wiener, founder of Jade City Foods who currently manages the line of items found on GodzillaFoods.com. For this interview we’ll be talking about their food releases and upcoming products! After recently reviewing their special edition SpaceGodzilla hot sauce here, I’m curious what else they have in store for us.

    For ordering and to keep up to date on their products, check out GodzillaFoods.com and https://twitter.com/jadecityfoods

    Now, onto the interview!

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    Interviews // February 16, 2022
  • I was fortunate enough to be sent over the SpaceGodzilla Astro Crystal Blueberry/Ghost pepper hot sauce by the kind people at Godzillafoods.com for review. I’ll be reviewing this very limited edition hot sauce, which was announced way back in November. How limited is this hot sauce? Well the initial claim was there was only “100 bottles on the planet”… or does that mean 99 if we factor out the one for this review? Either way let’s take a look at how the hot sauce stacks up.

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    Kaiju Kuisine // February 11, 2022
  • We sit down for a quick interview with Hector Arce, Creative Director, Toys and Collectibles at Mondo. The company has been quite prolific, though, in items related to Godzilla. This includes their diverse Godzilla Museum Line while also having a number of items lined up for Godzilla’s 67th birthday last month. A lot of this interview, though, is focused on the recent Mothra: Tokyo SOS Premium Scale Statue that Mondo released.

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    Interviews // December 22, 2021
  • As briefly referenced by Toho International Creative Manager Chris Mowry in a more recent interview, a new comic book crossover featuring Godzilla has been announced. Under license by Toho International, Inc., and in partnership with BOOM! Studios and Hasbro, the King of the Monsters will be facing off against the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in a five-issue miniseries. (more…)

    News // December 16, 2021
  • Last week I interviewed Stanley Tan, Assistant Creative Director at XM Studios about their upcoming Godzilla line of busts and statues. This includes busts and statues of Godzilla 2001, Shin Godzilla, SpaceGodzilla and more related to the King of the Monsters. Special thanks for Brian Elston on his assistance with the interview questions!

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    Interviews // December 3, 2021
  • On Wednesday November 3rd, 2021, I was invited to the “Godzilla’s 67th Birthday Party” at the Alamo Drafthouse in Los Angeles, California. During the party, I interviewed Chris Mowry (Creative Manager, Toho) and Lora Cohn (Managing Director, Licensing, Toho International, Inc.). Special thanks to Jennifer Cruz for setting this interview up! (more…)

    Interviews // November 24, 2021
  • For many, the most important interview a director can give is not during the promotional tour but afterwards when the film is fresh in the minds of fans. It’s rare that a MonsterVerse director talks about the film to fans post release (outside of the Jordan Vogt-Roberts Blu-Ray release interview and the Reddit AMA that Adam Wingard did). As a result, we are both lucky and grateful that Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) director Adam Wingard agreed to let us interview him again following the release of the latest MonsterVerse entry. As expected, this interview, conducted on June 16th, is aimed more at the hardcore fans who followed the film during production. That said, it’s also general enough for newcomers. Hope you enjoy it and thanks again to Adam Wingard for doing this!

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    Interviews // August 2, 2021