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Every week, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.

Mar 25, 2021

You know how this story ends - the giant monster stomping through Tokyo becomes a real Hollywood movie star. Do you know how it began, though? Or have countless Godzilla sequels overpowered its haunting origin story? This week, grab some popcorn for a surprisingly poignant throwback Godzilla. Also, if not the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, what kaiju form would you rather the destroyer take?

Motion Picture Terror Scale: 2 (Marcus) / 1 (Melissa and Grady). Quality: 4 Enjoyment: 5

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"Interview with Shinji Higuchi & Keiichi Sakurai - Shin Godzilla Directors," by Holly Interlandi for Famous Monsters TV on YouTube

"10 Things You Didn't Know About Shin Godzilla," by Jason Wojnar for Screen Rant

"Why 'Shin Godzilla' Remains the Scariest Godzilla to Date," by Carl Broughton for Film School Rejects