Tag: King Kong

Godzilla vs Kong vs Jaegers: Re-Canceling The Tenth Apocalypse

Godzilla vs Kong vs Jaegers: Re-Canceling The Tenth Apocalypse

Articles, Blog, godzilla, Kaiju, kong, monster, Movies & TV, News, Toku, toku, tokusatsu, Uncategorized
The miraculous rebirth of the Pacific Rim franchise, after a less-than-stellar box office for Guillermo Del Toro's original monster mash left fans in a period of doubt, now revives the speculation about what might happen if the city-stomping Kaiju and their mechanized Jaeger nemeses would ever meet up with the denizens of Legendary Pictures' new MonsterVerse. Namely the atomic lizard Godzilla and his furry frenemy of Kong: Skull Island fame. Well, now, we may finally have an answer to those oft-posed questions. Sort of. The second in what is hoped to be an ongoing series, Pacific Rim: Uprising returns us to the world saved by the pilots of giant robot Gipsy Danger, now focusing on new lead John Boyega, who commands the newly redesigned Gipsy Avenger for more creature carnage. Colli...
Ultraman: The Red-Suited Stepchild

Ultraman: The Red-Suited Stepchild

Articles, Blog, Movies & TV, Toku, Ultraman
The tokusatsu fandom is a fun bunch, but it can sometimes be a bit unforgiving when things don't quite look or sound right to our eyes. If it doesn't shout its name, wear a big, plastic device that people somehow believe is just a watch despite it looking nothing like one, and demonstrate a convenient array of sweet martial arts moves, it's not always going to register with some of us in the English-speaking fan community. So many were introduced to this subgenre through the likes of Saban's Power Rangers, and their many follow-ups, all of which adhered to a pretty strict formula of roll calls, teamwork, and big cheesy slogans. Maybe this contributes to the reluctance some have expressed over the years to jump into the wildly-successful, long-running Ultraman franchise. Let's face it....
Toy Fair 2017 – Kong: Skull Island Toys

Toy Fair 2017 – Kong: Skull Island Toys

News, Uncategorized
Yesterday, Lanard revealed their lineup of Kong: Skull Island toys! The toys feature Lanard’s 3.75” inch soldier figures, and military vehicles facing off with the Eighth Wonder of the World, King Kong and the monsters of Skull Island. The first wave is estimated to hit stores sometime in February ahead of the movie’s theatrical release. Below consists of image galleries, official descriptions, and estimated prices for all items to be released for the Kong: Skull Toys. The gallery is capped off with the King himself, who almost rivals Jakks Pacific’s 20” inch tall Godzilla 2014 figure! Battle for Survival: Creature Contact Set- Spider with Jeep and Figure – MSRP: $20.00 Creature alert! Join the Monarch expedition to Skull Island and prepare to discover the most deadly crea...