Friday, November 21, 2014
Godzilla Comes Home for the Holidays with El Rey's Kaiju Christmas Marathon
Join El Rey Network for a "Kaiju Christmas" marathon that brings you over 48 hours of giant monster mania featuring the original King of the Monsters, Godzilla. El Rey Network is celebrating the iconic fire-breather with a mega marathon that befits this behemoth's pop culture impact. The Godzilla marathon stomps into homes with the original film that started it all, "Gojira" on Wednesday, December 24 at 6 PM ETand culminates with "Godzilla VS. Biollante" on Saturday, December 27 at 3:45 AM ET.
The "Kaiju Christmas" Godzilla films will air in the following order:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24th
"Gojira" at 6 PM ET - In the very first Godzilla film a 400-foot-tall mutant dinosaur called Gojira, awakened from the depths of the sea, becomes a rampaging nuclear nightmare, complete with glowing dorsal fins and fiery, radioactive breath. Crushing ships, villages, and buildings in his wake, Gojira marches toward Tokyo.
"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" at 8:15PM ET - American reporter Steve Martin witnesses a 400-foot amphibious monster, brought back to life by underwater nuclear testing, go on a rampage through Tokyo.
"Rodan" at 10:30 PM ET - A giant pterodactyl whose wings create massive, destructive winds as it flies by makes its way to Japan.
THURSDAY DECEMBER 25th
"Ghidorrah: The Three Headed Monster" at 12:15 AM ET - The citizens of Tokyo are subjected to an ill-tempered atomic mutant: the triple-headed Ghidrah, who breathes electric volts in all directions.
"Godzilla Raids Again" at 2:15 AM ET - Tsukioka and Kobayashi fly scout planes for a small fishing fleet, based in Osaka. A mechanical problem forces Kobayashi to set his plane down on remote Iwato island, and as he and Tsukioka are trying to make repairs, they are drawn to the sound of a horrendous conflagration and discover two enormous dinosaurs battling each other amid the snowy wastes of the island.
"Godzilla vs. Monster Zero" at 4:00 AM ET - Following discovery of the mysterious Planet X in our solar system, a joint U.S./Japanese space exploratory mission is organized. The explorers discover aliens who claim their planet has been under constant attack from the powerful Monster Zero.
"Godzilla vs. Mothra" at 6:00 AM ET - Abattle royale between two of Japan's most dangerous threats.
"Godzilla's Revenge" at 8:00 AM ET - A precocious little boy has real-life traumas including harassment by bullies and kidnapping by a gang of bank robbers. He escapes these dilemmas mainly by taking frequent naps, during which he dreams of journeys to Monster Island to partake in Godzilla's exploits.
"Terror of Mechagodzilla" at 9:45 AM ET - A race of malevolent aliens bent on world domination unleash the ultimate weapon of destruction on mankind, leaving them with no hope for survival but the power of the mighty Godzilla.
"Godzilla vs. Biollante" at 11:30 AM ET - After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.
"Gojira" at 1:45 AM ET
"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" at 4:00 PM ET
"Rodan" at 6:30 PM ET
"Ghidorrah: The Three Headed Monster" at 8:15 PM ET
"Godzilla Raids Again" at 10:15 PM ET
FRIDAY DECEMBER 26th
"Godzilla vs. Monster Zero" at 12:00 AM ET
"Godzilla vs. Mothra" at 2:15 AM ET
"Godzilla's Revenge" at 4:15 AM ET
"Terror of Mechagodzilla" at 6:00 AM ET
"Godzilla vs. Biollante" at 7:45 AM ET
"Gojira" at 10:00 AM ET
"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" at 12:15 PM ET
"Rodan" at 2:30 PM ET
"Ghidorrah: The Three Headed Monster" at 4:15 PM ET
"Godzilla Raids Again" at 6:15 PM ET
"Godzilla vs. Monster Zero" at 8:00 PM ET
"Godzilla vs. Mothra" at 10:15 PM ET
SATURDAY DECEMBER 27th
"Godzillas Revenge" at 12:15 AM ET
"Terror of Mechagodzilla" at 2:00 AM ET
"Godzilla vs. Biollante" at 3:45 AM ET