Tag Archive: japan

Retro Review: ‘Akira’


Every so often moviegoers are exposed to something radically different, from anything they have seen before. That must have been what Western audiences felt in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when the… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Nobou Nakagawa


Horror fans know Japan is home to some of the strangest and most unique films of the horror genre. As these movies began to grow an international fanbase and directors like Takashi Miike,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Silence’


Plot:  Based on the 1966 historical novel of the same name by Shusaku Endo, acclaimed director Martin Scorsese’s latest film tells the tale of Portuguese Jesuit priests, Father Sebastio Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Gammera the Invincible’


When we think of the Japanese genre of kaiju we no doubt conjure up images of the usual legends from the Toho films; Mothra, Rhodan, and of course Godzilla. But in the 1960’s… Continue reading