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    Jet Jaguar is like the star of the new Godzilla...

    Jet Jaguar is like the star of the new Godzilla anime - all stepping stones for eventual JJ supremecy.
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    Arrow Video's Daimajin blu-ray set looking fresh:...

    Arrow Video's Daimajin blu-ray set looking fresh:

    https://mobile.twitter.com/ArrowFilmsVideo/status/1388134210079236100
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    We're getting some official English language...

    We're getting some official English language Godzilla books this fall! Godzilla: The Complete Illustrated Guide (a general franchise overview from a publisher that's put out a few pop culture coffee...
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    After their success with their Gamera blu-ray set...

    After their success with their Gamera blu-ray set Arrow Video is (apparently) readying releases of the Daimajin and Yokai films, which were the other tokusatsu series Daiei produced in the '60s in...
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    I'm amazed by just how much stuff I wanted to see...

    I'm amazed by just how much stuff I wanted to see when I was 12 but couldn't get them in the US is now so easily available.

    I certainly hope that, since Ultraman Trigger is some sort of...
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    What I'm trying to say is: ten years ago I felt...

    What I'm trying to say is: ten years ago I felt all this stuff would be lost, now I'm confident there'll be folks to carry the torch.
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    I actually feel like the opposite is happening....

    I actually feel like the opposite is happening. I'm seeing folks younger than me gravitate towards stuff I figured they were too young to even be nostalgic about. VHS nostalgia? How can someone 20...
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    Honestly, I don't care. Jurassic Park came out...

    Honestly, I don't care. Jurassic Park came out when I was 5, so realistic CGI has been a thing for as long as I can remember, and while I certainly love a lot of digital effects and many are...
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    The best tokusatsu effects in modern Ultra shows...

    The best tokusatsu effects in modern Ultra shows are by director Kiyotaka Taguchi. He's the real innovator bringing classical practical effects with all sorts of new twists, including blending...
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    ^ Ultraman Trigger will be this year's show. It's...

    ^ Ultraman Trigger will be this year's show. It's apparent a follow-up or spiritual sequel to the popular Ultraman Tiga (1966).

    Shin Ultraman is the new movie that reboots the original (1966)...
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    As for more adult-aimed Ultra stuff? Shin...

    As for more adult-aimed Ultra stuff?

    Shin Ultraman is a movie reboot that comes out this year and should fit that bill! As a reboot based of the original series it should serve as an introduction....
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    ^ They've got the same technology we do. It's a...

    ^ They've got the same technology we do. It's a matter of cost: much smaller film industry means smaller budgets to work with. Shin Godzilla cost about $15 million and was a crazy, runaway hit in...
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    Very happy that the TV shows are sticking with...

    Very happy that the TV shows are sticking with miniatures and rubber suits. A little light goes out in the world when we lose fun practical effects!I
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    ^ You Only Live Twice was a coproduction with...

    ^ You Only Live Twice was a coproduction with Toho. Back then Japanese movie studios had actors under contract (like Hollywood pre-'50s), so it's no surprise their contract stars would pop up in...
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    Totally disagree! The 60s is my favorite era of...

    Totally disagree! The 60s is my favorite era of Godzilla movies largely because the human characters are often just as fun as the monster stuff.

    Dig the human characters in G2000, as well....
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    ^ Think about the characters in movies like...

    ^ Think about the characters in movies like Astro-Monster, Ebirah, or Son of Godzilla.
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    Singular Point looks great. Godzilla's a...

    Singular Point looks great. Godzilla's a nightmare, but the human cast seems like a collection of lovable goofs - like the cast of a '60s Godzilla movie!
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    Honestly, I love Godzilla and Kong but I have no...

    Honestly, I love Godzilla and Kong but I have no attachment with the shared "MonsterVerse" continuity, and I think that's probably the default for most audiences. I think getting filmmakers who have...
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    Let Rocky have a happy ending as a grandad - we...

    Let Rocky have a happy ending as a grandad - we need new characters for this series. I want an opponent who becomes an interesting, sympathetic character who becomes a regular, ala the original...
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    I feel like the MonsterVerse freely "samples"...

    I feel like the MonsterVerse freely "samples" from the Gamera Trilogy, with Godzilla's status as the protector of the balance on nature, the monster conflicts arising from ancient rivalries, and the...
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    The idea of Shin Godzilla is everyone (at least...

    The idea of Shin Godzilla is everyone (at least the group at the end, as opposed to the self-serving charcters earlier in the film) acting as a collective - by the end it's like the city itself is...
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    The leads in the '60s films are all super fun....

    The leads in the '60s films are all super fun. Akira Takarada, Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Nick Adams, Tadao Takashima, Akihiko Hirata, Akiko Wakabayashi, and The Peanuts (the pop duo who played the...
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    While I did certainly have a lot of fun with this...

    While I did certainly have a lot of fun with this movie I do find it disheartening that the emerging narrative around it in the last couple of days is that kaiju movies must always be very simple,...
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    ^ Fine with it, as it seems they start with...

    ^ Fine with it, as it seems they start with smaller threats then build up to bigger monsters as the story progresses. Makes dramatic sense.

    All the '90s - '00s Gamera films involve either monsters...
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    ^ it's less Ultraman-esque because it's all about...

    ^ it's less Ultraman-esque because it's all about hunan-scale fights, but it's good.
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