CRITERION’S GODZILLA BLU-RAY DETAILS…

Ishiro Honda’s 1954 GODZILLA (a.k.a. GOJIRA) is getting the Criterion treatment and it will be ready to demolish a city near you in January.

 

 

Here’s the goods:

 

• Audio commentary on both versions by kaiju historian David Kalat

• New interviews with actor Akira Takarada (Hideto Ogata), Godzilla performer Haruo Nakajima and FX technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai

• Interview with legendary GODZILLA score composer Akira Ifukube

• Featurette detailing GODZILLA’s photographic FX

• New interview with Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato

• “The Unluckiest Dragon,” an illustrated audio essay featuring historian Greg Pflugfelder describing the tragic fate of the fishing vessel Daigo fukuryu maru, a real-life event that inspired GODZILLA

• Theatrical trailers

• New and improved English subtitle translation

• Booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman

Retail prices are $23.96 for the DVD, $31.96 for the Blu-ray.

 

SEE YOU ON FORTY DEUCE,

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