REPTILICUS

Poffy The Cucumber

The Euro Puppet Holocaust. Godzilla – Denmark repreZENT! REPTILICUS, Denmark’s one and only daikaiju movie, is the Danish answer to Japan’s GODZILLA (1954). But whereas GODZILLA was a magnificent parable of man’s hubris toward nuclear abuse, REPTILICUS is about a puppet. There were only two Godzilla movies released at the time of REPTILICUS (1961) – the first was Ishiro Honda’s … Read More

KONGA

Poffy The Cucumber

You konga be kidding me! It’s the British King Kong! Wait, you’re gonna name your movie KONGA – about a chimp that grows giant – and you don’t want to be compared to KING KONG? Okay, but what do we compare it to then? How about ass cancer? Super Brit Michael Gough is Dr. Decker, who comes back to England … Read More

GORGO

Poffy The Cucumber

Like Mother, Like Gorgo. GORGO – the British ‘zilla! What a posh roar you have, my old son! Viewing GORGO as a kid, I considered it a more respectable version of what the Japanese were churning out seemingly just to keep Sunday afternoon programming stupid. I was just happy that everyone’s mouths matched their dialogue! But not to worry – … Read More

KING OF KINGS

Poffy The Cucumber

Jesus: The Man, The Myth, The Model. KING OF KINGS is the definitive Catholic document: not really religious, not really holy, not really accurate. Just the way Catholics like it. This movie did for Jesus what Richard Burton did for Roman accents. Being raised in a Catholic household and inculcated to believe that my every living act should be aimed … Read More