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12th and 13th of 15 Kaiju Posts by Nathan Webb

#3: Gojira

April 18, 2014 at 5:13pm

Yeah, you knew I couldn’t have a list like this and not pay my respects to the King. ┬áLadies and Gentleman, give it up for the one, the only, the face of Kaiju everywhere, the /original/ movie Kaiju, the King of Monsters, GOJIRA! 3,308 more words

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Sexuality as a Force of Cultural Change: Nagisa Oshima's In the Realm of the Senses and Yuki Tanada's Moon and Cherry

The following is a paper I wrote for my Asian Cinema course this March. It’s missing the footnotes because I just copy-and-pasted from Pages.

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House- The Japanese film, not the doctor!

This film was all around amazing. It was quite simply the most Japanese thing ever put to film and I love it for that. There were a lot of comparisons drawn between it and The Exorcist, the fact that they were possession films is one of them, but also the interesting bit about the woman being possessed. 256 more words

Cult Horror

House (1977)

House is a Japanese film centering around seven schoolgirls who spend their vacation at the home of one friend, Gorgeous’, aunt, where they are killed off one by one. 126 more words

BIFF 2014 #21: Nomura Yoshitaro Retrospective

The highlight of BIFF 2014 for me was the retrospective of films directed by Nomura Yoshitaro. Five films, all adapted from published stories by the celebrated crime fiction writer Matsumoto Seicho, were screened ranging from… 92 more words

Festivals And Conferences

Nomura #5: The Demon (Kichiku, Japan 1978)

The final Nomura film in Bradford’s retrospective was described initially as bringing an element of horror into its crime melodrama. I’m not sure that is an appropriate description (it might have been more appropriate for… 590 more words

Festivals And Conferences