Realms of Terror: Dark Fantasy Movies 2019

These are 100 of the best dark fantasy movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.

Godzilla's Revenge

A bullied child day dreams of an island on which giant monsters fight each other.
Japan
1969
Feature Film
Realism: 
Supernatural
Rehash
Kid Friendly
Translated
Animals: 
Dinosaur
Imaginary
Crab
Insects: 
Mantis
Stalker: 
Thief
Government: 
Army
Dimensional: 
Unknown
Giant: 
Kaiju
Behemoth
Infected: 
Irradiated
Uncredited: 
Franchise Sequel
Franchise Spin-Off
Stands Alone in the Franchise
3.04
Big monsters for little monsters...
8
2
4
4
1
4
1
Photography
Editing
Plot
Destroy All Monsters was amusing for young and eternal kids. It threw the franchise in a whole new direction with its massive clash of titans. In Godzilla’s Revenge, the lead is a bullied child who escapes reality by day dreaming of ‘Monster Island’. He never actually gets there, all the action taking place in his head, so the events in this are outside the Godzilla franchise timeline.
The problem for the true fan, and anybody, really, is that most of the good stuff is rehashed from previous films. Incidentally, the narrative, the editing and the flow suffer from it. There is no logic in the script, though it tries hard to tie the old footage with the new one. Surprisingly, most of the time, it doesn't strongly affect photographic continuity.
The best thing about this film is that it introduces kaijus to children. It is fast-paced, juvenile in tone and sticks to eye-candy, minimizing dialog. The running time being this short, there’s always something epically visual going on. This is the “gateway” Godzilla; a compilation of monster madness adapted for a young, perhaps persecuted audience fascinated by adventure, action and fantasy.
Alternate Titles: 
Godzilla 11
Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru kaijû daishingeki
All kaijû daishingeki
Attack All Monsters
Great Charge of All Monsters
Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Futuristic Films

<p>Included in this book are 49 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent futuristic films.</p><p>Futuristic films are films with settings beyond the year they were released or made, even if that setting is now in the past, and films with a futuristic setting despite of unspecified date.</p><p>Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.</p>

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Found Footage Films

Included in this book are 64 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent found footage films.

Found footage is a film subgenre in which all or a substantial part of the work is presented as if it were discovered film or video recordings.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Masters of Terror 2019: Lloyd Kaufman's Filmography

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Lloyd Kaufman’s filmography. The listings are ranked from best to worst.

Decades of Terror: 1930-2019

Steve Hutchison analyzed horror movie decades between the 1930’s and 2019 and came up with ranked lists. Each film description contains a synopsis, attributed genres, a list of ambiances involved, seven ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Realms of Terror: Dark Adventure Movies 2019

These are 100 of the best dark adventure movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.