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What is “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Really Saying?

What is “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Really Saying?

Godzilla movies are always about something, so what does Godzilla: King of the Monsters really say? At heart, it’s a kid’s franchise. It didn’t use to be. The original 1954 Gojira was a serious adult movie in Japan. Then the American distributors cut out the most serious parts and spliced in Raymond Burr. After that, […]




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Why Losing ‘Supernatural’ Matters: Thoughts from an SPN Family Member

The Winchester family business is coming to an end… of sorts… After fifteen years on the air, the CW‘s long-running horror/drama series Supernatural is joining “Arrowverse” foundation Arrow by shuffling off these television coild by the end of the 2019-2020 season. Now in the interest of objective, pop culture/entertainment journalism and as a long-time fan […]





Remember When Guillermo del Toro Tried to Make ‘Justice League Dark’?

Every so often, a project that is just too perfect for words ends up not happening due to unforeseen circumstances and we get robbed of the resulting project- like Guillermo del Toro‘s Justice League Dark film for Warner Bros. Pictures. It would have been the perfect fit for the Oscar-winning director to step back into superheroes- a […]

Grumble #1 Review: Aliens, Demons, and Talking Dogs, oh My!

A young woman with mysterious powers rescues a shape-shifting loser in the first issue of Grumble, the latest comic from writer Rafer Roberts (Modern Fantasy) and illustrator Mike Norton (Battlepugs). Grumble is a title that defies description, as it deftly combines humor, horror, science fiction, and fantasy tropes into one story. Tala is a young […]

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King Kong Roars Into Toy Collections from Mezco Toyz

King Kong is leaving Skull Island and taking over your toy collection. Mezco Toyz is putting out a new seven-inch version of the massive ape. The figure will also come with interchangeable hands and face portraits, and it will feature over 25 points of articulation. There is even a Ann Darrow figure for him to […]

Bobcat Goldthwait Unleashes His ‘Misfits & Monsters’ in truTV Series Trailer

If there ever was a personality deserving of a show named after him like truTV‘s Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters, it would be the noted comedian/director. From his “screechy” stand-up act and run in the Police Academy films to his directorial work in both television (Maron, Jimmy Kimmel Live) and film (Willow Creek, World’s Greatest Dad),  […]


Bleeding Cool Recaps The Walking Dead Season 8: Episodes 1-4

After a mid-season finale that saw Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and his coalition beaten pretty hard but still not broken, a newly emboldened Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors have driven our heroes underground. The Kingdom has been abandoned, with King Ezekiel (Khary Payton) captured. Alexandria burns under Negan’s “scorched earth” retribution. The Hilltop readies […]


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Wayward Sisters Anthology Review: Surprisingly Touching Monster Tales

Wayward Sisters is a collection celebrating the stories of female and non-binary monsters through various adventures that range from beauty pageants to violent vengeance. This eclectic mix of creatures run the gauntlet of emotions, resulting in a surprisingly touching gathering of stories. With 38 creators, Wayward Sisters offers up a book that’s full of emotions, […]

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Vinegar Teeth #1 Review: Deputy Tentacle Monster at Your Service

Police officer Archie Buckler was deep undercover in an operation to bring down one of Brick City’s most powerful crime lords when a mysterious monster appears from nowhere and eats his target. This ticks off Buckler. As it turns out, this monster can talk, and the mayor makes him Buckler’s new partner. He’s called Vinegar […]

Gareth Edwards’s Monsters Getting Television Series Adaptation

Gareth Edwards‘s directorial debut will be sliming and crawling its way to our screens, as UK broadcaster Channel 4 is set to adapt the Rogue One helmer’s Monsters as a television series. Ronan Bennett (Top Boy) is expected to serve as series showrunner, with newcomers Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith writing. Edwards is expected to have […]

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Unleashes a New Trailer Onslaught

Why waste time leveling Tokyo for the millionth time when you can upgrade your stomping grounds to include the entire planet? While probably not the basic premise that the proposed trilogy’s creators had in mind, it’s where we find ourselves with Netflix‘s new anime, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters. Set for release on the streaming […]