Author Spotlight

Steve Ryfle

Steve Ryfle is coauthor, with Ed Godziszewski, of Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa (Wesleyan University Press, 2017). He is a contributor to Cineaste magazine and other publications. Find him on Twitter @SteveRyfle.

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Reign of Destruction
Reign of Destruction

Over its six and a half decades as a pop-culture icon, Godzilla has had many faces: a symbol of the nuclear age, a children’s movie superhero, and the engine behind a major international entertainment franchise.

By Steve Ryfle

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Godzilla’s Conscience: The Monstrous Humanism of Ishiro Honda
Godzilla’s Conscience: The Monstrous Humanism of Ishiro Honda

In the wake of World War II, the director transformed himself from a maker of warmhearted comedies and dramas into one of the most influential architects of the modern disaster movie.

By Steve Ryfle

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