Tag: King Kong

Heroes of Cult: Keye Luke

Keye Luke was born in Guangzhou, China on June 18th 1904, to a father who owned an art shop. Luke grew up with four siblings (his younger brother Edwin Luke also became an actor in the Charlie Chan series) and the family later emigrated from China to California during […]

Heroes of Cult: Haruo Nakajima

Haruo Nakajima was born on January 1st 1929 in Yamagata, Japan. He is considered by many to be the best suit actor in the long history of the franchise. At the time, Toho’s visual effects director, Eiji Tsuburaya considered Nakajima completely invaluable, and was employed to essay the roles of […]

King Kong Vs Godzilla?

News has broken that the King Kong franchise has now moved studios to Warner Bros. and almost instantly speculation has arisen pitching Kong against everyone’s favorite atomic lizard Godzilla! It wouldn’t be the first time the pair had tussled. In pre-CGI times, the 1962 Toho studios Kingu Kongu tai Gojira  pitted […]