Film star and reigning King of Monsters Godzilla, 61, has finally been recognized as a citizen of Japan, Anime News Network reports.
It's 4:20 somewhere in the galaxy right now. Kick back, spark up, and soak in the delicious guitars and trippy, minimalist visuals in this video from French metal band Gojira.
Was Godzilla inspired by an overweight stagehand? Does Count Dracula have more English actor in his background than Eastern European prince? And does Chucky trace his roots to a little boy and his creepy doll in Key West? We look at some of the legendary tales of real people behind fictional monsters.
The line-drawn and watercolor illustrations created by Mu Pan demand careful study. The Brooklyn-based artist blends history, pop culture, and folk art into astonishingly detailed scenes that are grand when drunk in all at once, but contain little surprises on closer inspection.
Fire up your keyboards, kids; it's time for another Concept Art Writing Prompt. This week's writing prompt features a familiar character: the one, the only Godzilla. Will your flash fiction piece star the famed Japanese monster? Or will you give this parasol-wielding lizard man an entirely different identity? Post…
Over the past few weeks, we've sought to understand the science behind the unfolding disaster in Japan. But a fascinating statistic from Wikipedia shows that hits on "Godzilla" jumped tremendously after the disaster too. What does this say about us?
We've marveled at the beauty of black velvet science fiction art before, including the lovely paintings of Bruce White. Now he's doing a new gallery show, featuring all-new art of Darth Vader, Han Solo and Gojira, looking sexier than ever.
A new Godzilla film, tentatively scheduled for release in 2012, will have Godzilla fighting other monsters. As yet, there's no definite word on whether the other monsters will have wings or fur. Check out the Cinemablend article for more details.
Legendary Pictures is apparently doing a Godzilla movie, and has released the first artwork for it. I have only one thing to say: RRRROOOWWRRRUMP!
If you need to contemplate the tragic absurdity of the universe, as illustrated by the many moods of Godzilla, then Godzilla Haiku is going to be your new Tumblr crack. SamuraiFrog's poems manage to be strangely moving as well as silly.
You truly haven't lived until you've seen next-generation Godzilla movies like 2004's Godzilla Final Wars. An elite squad of ninjas do battle with evil aliens. Plus giant evil alien monsters do battle with Godzilla!
At last kaiju fans have the first-ever footage of a CGI Gojira who looks really freakin' great — and of course, it's just a dream. Literally. This clip is from a dream sequence in last fall's Always 2, the sequel to Japan's much-loved 1950s comedy-nostalgia flick. Always is basically Japan's equivalent of the U.S. TV…
Cloverfield opens today, ending months of internet speculation and Slusho tie-in controversies. We spoke to the man behind the movie, Matt Reeves. He took time out of his busy day, where he's poised to count bags of incoming cash and laugh maniacally, to talk to us about Gojira, David Schwimmer, and the big secret at…
All this rampant speculation about the Cloverfield monster has been distraction from the real thrill of the movie: Getting to watch a reenactment of 9/11 without all the scary political implications and the guilt over one's fascination with mass death. Like the disturbing original Gojira from 1954, Cloverfield is a…
Godzilla may have started off as a metaphor for nuclear devastation, but he's become an amazingly versatile symbol over the years. Besides starring in dozens of movies, he's become a touchstone for artists everywhere. He's a parade float in Japan, and Susan Bartley, a middle-aged woman in the…