The South Korean genre film event is holding special showcases on the Japanese monster — which had been officially banned there for political reasons until the mid-1990s — and the Italian maestro of erotic cinema.
Legendary Pictures emphasizes in court that Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison weren't thrown off the film until three years after "Godzilla" rights were secured, and that an email stating they would be "well-treated" was merely an opinion. READ MORE
Doug Creutz, who has proved prescient (he foresaw "Godzilla's" success), weighs in on the fates of movies including the fourth "Transformers" (huge!) and the Wachowskis' "Jupiter Ascending" (flop!). READ MORE
The "Tonight Show" host got shirtless for the follow-up to Lip Sync Battle, while Jimmy Kimmel asked the public their thoughts on glamorizing "Godzilla" and Adam Duritz told Seth Meyers that he nearly quit Counting Crows. READ MORE
Max Borenstein defends the decision not to show the film's giant star until well into the film, saying he took a page from the "Jaws" playbook: "That movie becomes incredibly suspenseful, and perhaps it's the reason 'Jaws 2' becomes a lot less interesting." READ MORE
UPDATED: The summer's second tentpole -- likely launching a new Hollywood franchise -- opens to $103 million overseas for a global total of $196.2 million; Jon Hamm's sports drama "Million Dollar Arm" muted.
UPDATED: Legendary Pictures and partner Warner Bros. hope to launch a new franchise based on the iconic giant lizard; Jon Hamm's sports drama "Million Dollar Arm" is looking at a more modest opening.