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Haruo Nakajima, the First Actor to Play Godzilla, Has Died

Japan's kaiju industry icon passed away Monday at the age of 88.
Drew Schwartz
8.8.17
short film

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

An enormous alien lumbers through Los Angeles and people have no idea what to do.
Abby Ronner
3.5.17
Art

23' Tall 'Strawzilla' Rises in Japan | Insta of the Week

No longer terrorizing Tokyo, the giant lizard pays a visit to the countryside.
Beckett Mufson
11.5.16
Holy Shit

Arca's "Washed Clean" Sounds Like a Godzilla Attack

The Björk and Kanye collaborator drops off an unsettling new cut.
Craig Jenkins
5.24.15
japan

A Godzilla Hotel is Invading Tokyo

Tokyo's Hotel Gracery will open two Godzilla-themed rooms in April.
Becky Chung
2.24.15
Film

[Best of 2014] The Year in Film

2014 was an immersive year for film.
Becky Chung
12.25.14
Film

What the Fuck Is Going on in 'Godzilla'?

The movie was awesome, but a few things left us scratching our heads.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
5.22.14
Film

Go Home Godzilla, You're Wasting Everyone's Time

The movie itself is good and all, but big (American) action blockbusters have lost their foothold in British culture.
Clive Martin
5.16.14
Film

The Newest Godzilla Would Have Taken 450 Years To Design On A Single Computer

Designed by a VFX crew of 700+, the latest Godzilla stands at 355-feet-tall and is more monstrous than ever.
Zach Sokol
5.1.14
tech

A Brief History of Godzilla, Our Never-Ending Nuclear Nightmare

Here's the thing about the original Godzilla movie: It's arguably the best window into post-war attitudes towards nuclear power we've got—as seen from the perspective of its greatest victims. It's an unflinchingly bleak, deceptively powerful film.
Brian Merchant
8.25.13
tech

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

Eco-horror has been around forever, and the premise propelling the genre couldn’t be simpler or more primal: Man tampers with nature—or worse, ruins nature—and nature bitch slaps man. But over the years, we’ve been methodically downsizing our eco...
Brian Merchant
11.14.12