Garbage Day

Hollywood seems hell-bent on reminding us that, given the slightest opportunity, nature will murder the shit out of us. While there were a handful of killer animal films in the…

Garbage Day

These days, most movies that shamelessly steal iconography and visuals from Hollywood movies come from the United States, with the late-2000s trend of “mockbusters” designed to trick grandmas at the…

Garbage Day

I’ve written about the wild world that was Hong Kong’s cinematic golden age before with my article on The Boxer’s Omen, but there’s just too much great stuff in there…

Garbage Day

About halfway through Kuei Chih-Hung’s 1983 fever dream The Boxer’s Omen, an evil wizard eats a bunch of animal guts, pukes them up, eats the gut-puke again then spits it…

Garbage Day

I want to start by emphasizing the above statement: This is a film where Rutger Hauer—best known for playing Roy Batty in Blade Runner and the titular killer in The…

Garbage Day

I thought about making a movie once. I didn’t get very far—about four pages into the script. Before looking at it I said out loud, “Oh this SUCKS,” and went…

Godzillafest

Editor’s note: The Japanese era names found in this article are related specifically to the Godzilla franchise timeline. They do not reflect past or current eras. A Godzilla sequel is…