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Godzilla Vs. Hedorah (PG)

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Also know as Godzilla Vs. The Smog Monster, this bonkers cult film shows the Japanese monster movie genre at its most inventive, blending kaiju carnage, psychedelics and an eco-friendly message.

The eleventh Godzilla movie is one of the most exhilarating and imaginative in the whole franchise. Here, everyone’s favourite monster battles Hedorah, an alien life form that arrives on Earth and steadily grows by feeding on industrial waste. The film was intended to address the crisis levels of pollution in post-war Japan but despite its serious message, the film is never preachy, instead delivering an hour and a half of monster mayhem, ecological horror and psychedelia.

Critic Roger Ebert cited Godzilla Vs. Hedorah as his favourite Godzilla film. The Japanese Godzilla films seldom get to be seen in UK cinemas, so don’t miss this chance to see Toho’s most iconic kaiju stomping through urban Japan in our Sculpture Court in the heart of the City of London.

Japan 1971 dir Yoshimitsu Banno 85 min

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Copper Rattle bring their delicious gourmet hot dogs and salty freshly-popped popcorn

Toum & Tahini have two tasty versions of their fatteh – 8-hour stewed chicken, or Syrian ‘Sofra’

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