Ishiro Honda in 1954

Director Ishiro – or Inoshiro – Honda was born on May 7, 1911 in Yamagata, Japan. He’s most famous for directing the original “Godzilla” movie and many other monser movies. He was great friends with Akira Kurosawa and worked with him in several of his movies.

The Sinful Ones by Fritz Leiber (Italian edition)

The novel “The Sinful Ones” by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1953. Its protagonist Carr Mackay lives a very normal life until one day he meets a girl who looks upset and asks him strange questions. All of this happens in a few minutes and initially he dismisses the event but then he begins to feel increasingly estranged from his daily routine.