Aethereal musings, everyday.
A neat little author Q and A about me.
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Noriyoshi Ohrai (1935-2015) was a Japanese illustrator best known for his popular movie posters crafted for films such as The Goonies and The Empire Strikes Back. Among the posters he created, he crafted all of the Japanese theatrical posters for the seven Godzilla films collectively known as the Heisei period. Released between 1984 and 1995,... Continue Reading →
Varan the Unbelievable is a largely forgotten Daikaiju Eiga in the west, even though it was directed by Ishirō Honda (who also directed the original and classic Godzilla) and featured a score by the masterful Akira Ifukube (who scored the original Godzilla and many other films in the series). The film may have it's problems,... Continue Reading →
I can't believe it's been almost nine years since this movie came out! I'd forgotten how good it's overture, only played during the film's credits, was. Many thematic tributes to Godzilla and Daikaiju film scores, as is fitting for a found-footage film about a giant monster attacking NYC. The stark lack of a score in... Continue Reading →
Click the picture below for full-size. On Art-Tastic Tuesdays I feature a selected piece of visual art that I have come across. These are pieces that have inspired my writing or beautifully frame some concept or another that I have already written or want to write about. I present them without commentary so they may... Continue Reading →
I'm a big fan of daikaiju, mysterious monsters of the giant and usually Japanese variety. I have loved them for as long as I can remember, and it's the child within me that will pen my own story of giant monsters one day. Tonight, however, that child sees this "Proof of Concept" trailer for the... Continue Reading →
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Click here for the full, uncropped image! On Tuesdays I feature a selected piece of visual art that I have come across. These are pieces that have inspired my writing or beautifully frame some concept or another that I have already written or want to write about. I present them without commentary so they may... Continue Reading →