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Sunday Cinema: The X from Outer Space (1967)


The X from Outer Space is the English release of a 1967 Japanese kaiju film called Big Space Monster Guilala

All you really need to know about it is “Classic Kaiju!” But, for the purists, here’s the plot from Wikipedia:

The spaceship AAB Gamma is dispatched from Japan to travel to Mars to investigate reports of UFOs in the area. When the Gamma nears the red planet, it comes across a mysterious alien vessel that sprays the ship with spores. Samples are taken back to earth where one of them begins to develop…into a giant, lizard-like creature dubbed “Guilala.” The monster begins a reign of destruction through Tokyo

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